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Woodworking and Cabinetmaking


Programs in woodworking and cabinetmaking prepare people to use technical skills to assemble and finish products made from wood.

Woodworking and cabinetmaking programs include topics such as:


In woodworking and cabinetmaking programs, students may be able to specialize in:


Many community colleges and two-year schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in woodworking and cabinetmaking. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

Several colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in woodworking and cabinetmaking. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.

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Program Admission

You can prepare for this program of study by getting your high school diploma or GED.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

This undergraduate program typically includes courses in the following subjects:

Things to Know

Many woodworking and cabinetmaking programs are offered part time, with day and evening classes.

Students may be required to buy their own tools.


King-Snohomish Area

Seattle Central College

Tacoma Area

Bates Technical College (South Campus)