The University of California, Berkeley, also referred to as Cal, California, Berkeley or UC Berkeley, is a public research university located in Berkeley, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, and part of the public university system in the state of California, collectively named as University of California.
The University of California is widely regarded as one of the top public university systems in the world, with UC Berkeley ranking 22nd overall of top 100 universities according to the U.S. News and World Report. Also UC Berkeley ranks 2nd in Academic Ranking of World Universities, 28th in the QS World University Rankings, 8th in Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 1st in the Washington Monthly National University Rankings.
UC Berkeley’s Certificate Program in Interior Design and Interior Architecture provides students with a comprehensive interior design education that is of professional quality, affordable, and available to working individuals on a part-time basis. This program prepares students for the California IDEX exam, sponsored by the California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC), and the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam. The Certificate Program has 1,140 hours of instruction divide in a total of 77 semester units.