The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade group comprised of some 40,000 members with career fields ranging from: manufactures, installers, designers, distributors, retailers, fabricators, and remodelers. The NKBA has a certification program that emphasizes continuing education. Degree Programs are accredited and offer students opportunities to specialize in kitchen and bath design.
Not only does the NKBA offer accredited programs to a list of different colleges and universities, but it also prepares students to qualify/earn their AKBD or Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer certificate.
The NKBA is also responsible for the largest worldwide trade show- Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)