University of California, Berkeley Extension

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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.

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The Sheffield School of Interior Design

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 Since 1985, the Sheffield School of Interior Design has been teaching complete courses in interior design, wedding & event planning and feng shui for interior design. Their website,, also has an online magazine built in, with features on decorating children’s rooms, designing small to create a big impact, the right kinds of gifts for designers and much much more.

The Sheffield School Of Interior Design began teaching interior design in 1985, soon after expanding its course listings into training for other design-related positions, including wedding & event planning & feng shui. The Sheffield School of Interior Design has over fifty thousand graduates, and thousands of active students attending now – they claim to have trained more design profrssionals than any other school in the country – even the world!

Their main offices are located in Manhattan, NY, between the United Nations and Grand Central Station. New York City is and has always been the design capital of the world, and Sheffield’s placement there gives them access to some of the top talent in the world. Students of the Sheffield School of Interior Design have limitless access to their faculty – be they in San Diego, Saudi Arabia or Sao Paolo, Sheffield students reap the benefits and rewards of a New York City education.

Sheffield has an incredibly diverse student body – with students matriculating from Canada, Europe, Australia, The Pacific Rim, The United States, Latin America and even the Middle East. Most of the students of the Sheffield School of Interior Design age from their 20s to their 50s, but there are plenty of teenage and senior citien students too.

The Sheffield School for Interior Design offers a Complete Course in the fundamentals of interior design. Sheffield teachers instruct you in everything you may need to know about interior design – from how to create lovely rooms that fit the busy lifestyles of the people who use them every day, to the business skills interior designers need to become self-employed successful decorators. If you feel like you can harness your natural talent for style and color into a wonderful career as an interior decorator, then this course will help you shape and grow those talents into a marketable portfolio filled with wonderful designs.

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