School of Design

shutterstock_159999665webreadyOur hands-on design programs teach students how to unlock their creative potential. We have all the tools at our disposal to provide real-world training and experience working with the materials and technologies utilized by professionals in the field of study.

From the latest technologies to the latest techniques, every design program at Southern Technical College is focused on providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for a career.

We offer programs in:

Associate Degree

 

Bachelor Degree

 

Interior Design Career Outlook

Interior designers are responsible for designing both beautiful and functional spaces in offices, homes, shopping malls, restaurants and many more commercial spaces. Designers are now needed to respond to consumer expectations such as making office and home spaces environmentally friendly and easily accessible. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment for interior designers is expected to grow by 19% between 2010 and 2020. That’s 10,900 new interior design jobs created during that time frame.

Earnings
The median annual wage of interior designers was $46,280 in May 2010, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook. Many interior designers work in specialized industries including, architectural, engineering and related service industries. In 2010, 30% were self-employed.

Career Services
At Southern Technical College, our primary goal is to prepare you for the career and the life you want. Our Career Services team can help you gain the skills and knowledge it takes to get started in your interior design job. We offer services like:

•    Career fairs
•    Guest speakers
•    On-campus recruiting
•    Workshops and job preparation coaching

If you’re interested in interior design programs in the Southwest Florida area, contact us today to  learn more about our Interior Design degree.