Considering an Online Furniture Design Certification?

Penn Foster Career School has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in furniture design to become successful furniture makers, craftsmen, furniture designers, furniture upholsterers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 29,170 individuals employed as commercial and industrial designers in America, and their average annual salary is $61,400. Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers make on average $29,010 per year and there are about 14,220 of them employed today .

Furniture Design Common Job Tasks
  • understanding physics and design rules
  • studying trends and popularity
  • coordinating manufacturers and retailers
Popular Journals & Magazines Furniture Design Organizations

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Furniture & Cabinet Maker

The Penn Foster Career School Furniture and Cabinet Maker Program helps you learn them quickly and conveniently. Learn woodworking techniques and create beautiful pieces of furniture in just a few months! You'll learn about: Fine woodworking, woodworking specialties, and wood processing Setting up your workplace, woodworking tools and materials. Joinery, box making basics, hardware fasteners, finishing wood Cabinet design, construction, refinishing and refacing. Marketing your woodworking shop And you'll learn it all at home — no classroom needed! Start a creative, moneymaking career in Furniture and Cabinet Making. Why complete a training program to work in Furniture and Cabinet Making or woodworking? With the right credentials, techniques, and training, you can: Work for a furniture retail store or furniture and cabinet repair shop. Work at a home improvement store or for a cabinet manufacturer. Start your own woodworking shop and specialize in custom furniture and cabinet making. Woodworkers are needed by furniture and cabinet manufacturers, repair shops, and suppliers. Opportunity is everywhere!

Furniture Design Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Furniture Design Schools (campus and online)

The University of Texas at Austin
Total Programs 169
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 18th
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 150
Rank in USA 33rd
Michigan State University
Total Programs 220
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 45th
George Washington University
Total Programs 194
Number of Subjects 171
Rank in USA 52nd
Indiana University-Bloomington
Total Programs 162
Number of Subjects 121
Rank in USA 59th
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Total Programs 120
Number of Subjects 107
Rank in USA 61st
Rhode Island School of Design
Total Programs 23
Number of Subjects 25
Rank in USA 85th
Drexel University
Total Programs 125
Number of Subjects 123
Rank in USA 108th
Auburn University Main Campus
Total Programs 131
Number of Subjects 128
Rank in USA 115th
Appalachian State University
Total Programs 145
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 130th
Washington State University
Total Programs 2
Number of Subjects 93
Rank in USA 131st
Rochester Institute of Technology
Total Programs 1
Number of Subjects 108
Rank in USA 137th
Texas Christian University
Total Programs 124
Number of Subjects 117
Rank in USA 142nd
University of Kentucky
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 139
Rank in USA 152nd
Howard University
Total Programs 140
Number of Subjects 131
Rank in USA 168th
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 152
Rank in USA 194th
Seattle Pacific University
Total Programs 95
Number of Subjects 94
Rank in USA 195th
Florida International University
Total Programs 129
Number of Subjects 139
Rank in USA 197th