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The certificate consists of eight required courses and two electives with an additional two course prerequisites. Students interested in enrolling must successfully complete two courses at North Bennet Street School before applying to the Certificate Program: Fundamentals of Fine Woodworking and Fundamentals of Machine Woodworking. These two workshops are offered year-round. Visit for more information.

10 courses, 29 credits, typically 2.5 years to complete.

Fundamentals of Fine WoodworkingNorth Bennet
Fundamentals of Machine WoodworkingNorth Bennet
Required Courses/SequenceSchool
From Concept to Object: Processes for Furniture DesignMassArt
History of the Development of Modern FurnitureMassArt
Advanced Techniques for Furniture MakingMassArt
The Art of Furniture Design I: Fundamentals of Design and ConstructionMassArt
The Art of Furniture Design II: Fundamentals of Design and ConstructionMassArt
Studio ElectiveMassArt
Intermediate Furniture Design: Pre-Capstone StudioMassArt
Studio ElectiveMassArt
Furniture Design CapstoneMassArt
Professional PracticeNorth Bennet