Our mission is to promote professionalism in the kitchen and bath industry and to educate the public on the role and value of working with a qualified professional. To that end, we provide a range of resources to help both homeowners and pros learn everything they need to know.


Expand your skills by taking educational programs offered by the NKBA. You can now take charge of your career like never before by choosing the learning path that is right for you. 
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Show your expertise and become an NKBA certified Professional.

CKBD - Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer
CMKBD - Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer

Prep courses for CKBD can be found on 
Details on Certification

Certified Members are required to earn 2.0 CEU's (or 20 Hours Education) every two years. Each 2-year cycle runs on a calendar year from July 1 - June 30. For more details on CEU requirements go to
Learn About CEUs

The NKBA Specialty Badge Program

Turn knowledge into opportunity and exposure

Specialty Badges are the NKBA’s latest concept in professional development. This new micro-credentialing program is a form of personalized learning that recognizes and displays the acquired knowledge of our members across all segments of the kitchen and bath industry. It affords our members the ability to stay current with the latest information in this ever-changing industry.

Specialty Areas

Drive personal and professional success by expanding your knowledge base.  Demonstrate your knowledge in a range of industry disciplines by earning professional credentials. 
Read about Specialty Badges


We have a student association in Puget Sound that welcomes all students from all colleges who are interested in learning more about Kitchen & Bath Design. 

The student association hosts events for students only on a variety of topics at various vendor showrooms to better prepare you for when you graduate. 

Get involved! 

Many Students have met future employers or secured internships by joining! 

Want more information? 

Contact the NKBA Students of Puget Sound

Student Outreach:

Email Laila Ferri-Johnson