The Academy of Home Staging & Design

Design and Business start-up training for Home Staging & Interior Design

Start Designing Interiors Today

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New York - Los Angeles - Tampa
or Study from Home

  • 9-Student course limit
  • Los Angeles Home Staging Certification
  • Sep 19 - Sep 24, 2022  6-day. Attend live, in person, on-location training CALL FOR WAITLIST
    Mar 6 - Mar 11, 2023  6-day. Attend live, in person, on-location training
    Sep 11 - Sep 16, 2023  6-day. Attend live, in person, on-location training
  • New York Home Staging Certification
  • Oct 24 - Oct 29, 2022  6-day. Attend live, in person, on-location training in New York. 6 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • Tampa Home Staging Certification
  • Feb 20 - Feb 26, 2023  6-day. Attend live, in person, on-location training in Tampa
  • Virtual Design Courses
  • Aug 1 - Aug 3, 2022  Bilingual Spanish Virtual Home Staging Course
  • Interior Design Certificate
    FastTrack Certificate Format
    Aug 15 - Aug 17, 2022 - Bilingual Spanish Virtual Interior Design Course
    Oct 17 - Oct 22, 2022 - Attend live, in person on location training - 5 SEATS AVAILABLE
    Mar 27 - Apr 1 2023 - Hands-on live, in person class in Northern Los Angeles County from 9-5pm
    Oct 16 - Oct 21 2023 - Hands-on live, in person class in Northern Los Angeles County from 9-5pm
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Want to start your Home Staging or Interior Design career today?

If you are as excited about design as we are, you probably won't want to wait for an upcoming training date and we can't blame you. That's why we created our new Independent Study programs that combine the best of 2 worlds. Start and finish the program on your time line (in as little as 1 week!) PLUS train and coach 1 on 1 with former TLC and HGTV design Wanda Colón.

What is included?

  • Choose from Home Staging or Interior Design programs (or become a rock star designer and do both for a special discount!)
  • Full business start up training
  • Full design training
  • Course modules can be accessed at any time of day or night
  • One-on-one 1/2 day session with former HGTV and TLC designer Wanda Colón provides valuable coaching and feedback for the many hands-on design homework exercises and any questions you may have.
  • Programs are designed to have you ready to take on clients upon completion.
  • Finish the program in as little as one week
  • Designation logos and Home Design Council accreditation badge included upon graduation.
  • All business start-up documents included upon graduation.

Since 2007, The Academy's one of a kind approach to training has helped students achieve their career dreams world wide.

Why wait for your dreams to come true when you can start today?
Call now to speak to an academic advisor at 800.574.5576

"If you can dream it, you can do it"
-Walt Disney

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Interior Design and Home Staging Courses that Coach & Mentor You in Real Life Scenarios
so You Can Confidently Design Professional Looking Interiors - no prior experience needed.

The Creative Opportunities are Endless

Live the life you always dreamed of, with a fascinating hobby or gratifying career in the design industry. Train side-by-side with top designers, like former HGTV and TLC Designer Wanda Colon in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Part-Time / Side Line / Full-Time Career / Personal Interest

Whether you dream of having the skills to design your own home, or earn a great living creating beautiful interiors for others ... at The Academy, our Instructors take the time to personally coach and mentor you every step of the way. Regardless of your background, our unique blend of hands-on design and business applications allows for real-life experience so you can confidentially begin designing interiors immediately after graduation.

We Created it...our signature 6 Days hands-on Home Staging Certification & Interior Design Programs in a Virtual Format!

Our courses are fast, affordable and the most hands-on in the industry and provides students with ongoing support after the program. It's like having a business partner on your team but not your payroll!

Imagine if doing what you love for a living and getting paid great money for your creative talents was just a phone call away? Invest in yourself and your own education, it will be the best investment you ever make!

Why delay when you can start today?

Commit to transforming your life right now:


What Makes The Academy of Home Staging & Design Different

At The Academy, our instructors are leaders in the industry. With decades of design experience, we know exactly what works in the real world. We will share our trade secrets, introduce you to national vendors and give you the foundation you need to succeed as a certified Home Stager or Interior Designer.

Over the course of 6 days we will lead you through a series of unique exercises that teach you the most critical design skills as fast as possible. These skills will impress clients, allowing you to command higher fees. You’ll also receive comprehensive business training and client materials that will set you apart from the competition and empower you to launch your Design Business right away.

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The Academy has another important advantage: Included in all courses is our signature, one-on-one mentoring after your program is complete. The goal is to provide on-going design and business support for continued growth as a creative professional. It’s what makes The Academy’s training so effective and unique.

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Regardless of your background or education, our program allows everyone to achieve their dream of becoming a Professional Interior Designer or Home Stager.

We want you to leave the classroom prepared, confident, and excited to begin designing and/or Staging knowing we are here to support you as you continue to grow.


Here's what our students have to say


testimonial from Prathibha Kokkalera

Prathibha Kokkalera

"If you are considering doing one or both these courses as I did, you will have no regrets. Apart from the knowledge and intense training, the continuing help Kim and her team extend after the program is invaluable. It is sure to put you right on the path to success!"

testimonial from Crystal Bennet

Crystal Bennet

"All the real-life examples from Wanda (Wanda Colon, Co-Founder and Instructor) and George (George Cambron, Interior Designer at Style My Space and Instructor at AHSD) and the forms and contracts I could use right away-they made the Academy something special."

testimonial from Juell Inc

Juell Inc

"The 5 day Staging certificate program we took at Academy of Home Staging & Design in NYC has been an invaluable for us at JUELL inc Design. We learned everything we needed to start our business from hands on staging exercise’s and class work to receiving the Academy’s step by step, hard and digital copies detailing how to set up a Home Staging business."

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Considering a career in home design?

Watch our video and see how you can get a solid professional foundation for your dream career. The school will teach you about the basics of business in addition to creative instruction.

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How Home Staging Training at The Academy is Different

Your one of a kind, design training journey starts the moment you walk through our doors. Here are attributes unique to The Academy and not found at other training facilities:

What does The Academy offer that others don't?

The Academy of Home Staging far surpasses the level of design development ever offered in a private Home Staging training program, boasting a whopping 28 hours of staging and design learning with hands - on exercises with group and instructor mentoring every step of the way, including:

The Academy is the only training in the nation to teach the three core staging services, including a staging redesign, a vacant home bid and the consultation appointment LIVE out IN THE FIELD on REAL HOMES.

PLUS over 12 hours of Business Essentials exclusive to The Academy:

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Why Choose the Academy?

The Academy's unique approach to training starts the moment you walk through our doors. You are invited to share your goals for your new Home Staging and Design business with your Advanced Certified Instructor so that she may coach and mentor you every step of the way through your personalized, hands-on program.

Several additional key factors make The Academy’s training program the nation's most comprehensive, hands-on training available :

Studies over the decades have shown that staged homes sell up to 79% faster and for more up to 10% more money. Now more then ever, Agents across the nation are encouraging sellers to stage their homes before listing them making this the perfect time to get started in the Home Staging industry. Get Started on your dream career today - Call 800.574.5576 to learn more.

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Call today to join the elite graduates from around the globe who have enjoyed attending The Academy's hands-on, boutique design program's in Los Angeles and New York since 2007.

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