Certified Professionals

NKBA Education is provided across North America. There are more than 50 NKBA Accredited/Supported Colleges and Universities.
NKBA Certification is the gold standard in the kitchen and bath industry. Certifications are gained by displaying industry knowledge and experience as well as passing proctored examinations. The NKBA offers the following levels of certification:

Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD)
Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD)
Certified Bathroom Designer (CBD)
Certified Kitchen Educator (CKE)
Certified Bathroom Educator (CBE)
Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMKBD)
Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Educator (CMKBE)