The New School - Graduate Programs

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About Us

The New School offers some of the nation's most distinguished graduate school programs in art and design, the performing arts, media and communications, creative writing, humanities and the social sciences, professional management and public policy, and international affairs. Integrating the New School tradition of combining in-class and in-the-field work, each program exposes graduate students to an exciting and challenging course of study headed by a faculty of artists, scholars, and professionals who practice what they teach.

Prospective students are invited to meet with program faculty, current students, and admissions counselors at information sessions (dates for upcoming events are listed on program websites) or to schedule an appointment with an admissions counselor.

The following New School graduate divisions and programs will be represented at the Idealist fairs:

Milano School of International Affairs, Management & Urban Policy

MA and MS Programs - Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management - International Affairs - Nonprofit Management - Urban Policy Analysis & Management - Organizational Change Management, Ph.D. - Public and Urban Policy

Post-Master's Certificates - Leadership and Change, Orginization Development, Sustainability Strategies

Milano offers the following areas of specialization: Economic & Workforce Development, Finance, Global Futures, Global Management, Housing and Community Development, Leadership and Change, Leading Sustainability, Politics and Advocacy, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Policy, Sustainable Development.

Parsons The New School for Design

Architecture - Architecture and Lighting Design (Dual Degree) - Design Studies - Design and Technology - Design and Urban Ecologies - Fashion Design and Society - Fashion Studies - Fine Arts - History of Decorative Arts and Design - Interior Design - Lighting Design - Photography - Strategic Design and Management - Theories of Urban Practice - Transdisciplinary Design

The New School for Social Research

MA and Ph.D. Programs - Anthropology - Economics - Philosophy - Political Science - Psychology - Sociology

MA Only - Historical Studies - Liberal Studies

Schools of Public Engagement

MA in Media Studies - MS in Media Management- MFA in Creative Writing - MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) - Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies - Graduate Certificate in Media Management