Career Paths

The Interior Design Program at Palomar College prepares students with the creative, technical, and critical thinking skills needed to enter the design field.

The courses in the design program reflect the importance of both the technical skills and general education requirements that are necessary to prepare the student for a career in design.

Below is a list of more specific career paths available to our graduates:

  • Interior Designer
  • Kitchen & Bath Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Design Contractor
  • Cost Estimator
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Historic Preservationist
  • Home Furnishings Coordinator
  • Green Technology Consultant
  • Set Designer
  • Textile Designer
  • Facility Management
  • Health Care Design
  • Home/Real Estate Staging
  • Commercial Interior Designer
  • Color Consultant
  • Residential Designer
  • Store/Home Consultant
  • Space Planner
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Computer-Aided Design Technician
  • Development Model Designer
  • Home Furnishings Merchandiser
  • Home Furnishings/Products
  • Mfg. Packaging Designer
  • Specifications Document Writer
  • Industry Representative
  • Journalism in Interior Design
  • Design Blogger