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Defined:

The Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer is a program which recognizes extraordinary experience and achievements in the kitchen and bath industry. The CMKBD must possess their CKBD certification or CKD and CBD certification, and must have two years of experience beyond initial CKD/CBD or CKBD certification, for a total of seven (7) years of experience in the industry.

The Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Educator is a program which recognizes extraordinary experience and achievements in the kitchen and bath industry. The CMKBE must possess their CKBE certification or CKE and CBE certification, and must have two years of experience beyond initial CKE/CBE or CKBE certification, for a total of seven (7) years of experience in the industry.

Requirements:

Candidates applying for the CMKBD certification are required to have their CKBD certification prior to applying. Candidates must have two years of experience beyond initial CKD/CBD or CKBD certification, for a total of seven (7) years of experience in the industry. Four (4) years of this additional experience must be from full-time kitchen/bath design.

Candidates applying for the CMKBE certification are required to have their CKBE certification prior to applying. Candidates must have two years of experience beyond initial CKE/CBE or CKBE certification, for a total of seven (7) years of experience in the industry. Four (4) years of this additional experience must be from full-time kitchen/bath design.

All applicants must also earn a minimum of NKBA education, NKBA approved college coursework and/or CMKBD requirements. Education must be completed before the candidate's application for certification can be approved. Courses should be documented as accurately as possible on the application.

How to Apply for Certification

1. Review the Kitchen & Bath CertificationGuidebook. Then print the applicable pages for the certification you are seeking.

2. Review the education and experience requirements to ensure your eligibility.  You may contact Member Engagement at (800) 843-6522 to confirm your education hours.  Visit the NKBA Store to enroll in courses.

3. Complete the application and include all applicable college transcripts, and three examples of design excellence by 3rd party endorsement.

4. Include the application fee: $459                                                               

5. Mail the application with supporting documents and payment to:

NKBA
687 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

6. Once your application has been reviewed, you will receive an official notice regarding the status of your application.

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