Interior Design Continuing Education Requirement

Interior Design: Continuing Education Requirement

*All Courses must be approved by:

New Mexico Board or Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC)*

New Mexico Board of Interior Design Approved CE Courses:

Please go to  http://www.designarts.org/nm for continuing education

 

Licensing Requirements

  1. Complete approved application for licensure and submit appropriate fees. Application is available by contacting the Board office (505-476-4622) or can be downloaded from our Forms page.
  2. Pass the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ). Applicants desiring to take the exam must submit the appropriate fees and forms directly to NCIDQ. The New Mexico Board of Interior Design does not proctor this exam.
  3. Prior to examination, the applicant shall provide substantial evidence of one of the following educational and experience requirements:

A graduate of a five year interior design program from an accredited institution and completed at least one year of diversified interior design experiences;

A graduate of a four year interior design program from an accredited institution and completed at least two years of diversified interior design experiences;

Completed at least three years of an interior design curriculum from an accredited institution and has completed three years of diversified interior design experiences;

A graduate of a two year interior design program from an accredited institution and completed four years of diversified interior design experiences; or

Has apprenticed under a designer who has passed the national council for interior design qualification examination or a licensed interior designer for a minimum of eight years.

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