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Designers - What They Do


Designers generally receive a Bachelor's degree before they enter the job market. Once employed, Designers can expect to earn an average of $50,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Designers will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 11.8% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Designers are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 28.3% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Designers can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 3.7% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

Furniture Design
The Furniture Design curriculum encompasses a broad overview of woodworking operations and technology while allowing the student time to explore areas of personal interest. The flexible and portable skills you will possess after completing a Furniture Design program are an excellent head start in the ...more
Interior Design
The Interior Design Program curriculum is a comprehensive program combining theoretical elements of interior design with practical creative approaches to the solution of functional and aesthetic design problems in the living, working, and recreational human environment. Competencies generally developed ...more