Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing


Continuing Education Requirements - Maryland Board of Certified Interior Designers


As required by law,

  1. To qualify for renewal of a certificate under this subtitle, a certificate holder shall earn during each 2-year certificate term at least one continuing education unit in two or more courses that the Board approves.
  2. A continuing education unit consists of 10 hours of study.
  3. Of the 10 hours of required CEU, one hour must focus on principles of green (sustainable) design, defined in COMAR 09.18.03 as follows:

"[T]he design process that utilizes an integrated approach aimed at:

  • The conservation of energy, water, and raw material resources;
  • The prevention of environmental degradation; and
  • The overall creation of healthy, livable, and productive environments."

Your green design course must be approved by both IDCEC and the U.S. Green Building Council.

Approved Continuing Education Courses
All continuing education courses must be approved by the Board - Continuing Education Submittal Instructions.

To confirm if a course not listed is available for Maryland CEU please contact the Board at 410-230-6322, or interiordesign@dllr.state.md.us.