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    Continuing and Professional Education 
    66 West 12th Street
    New York, NY 10011
    Tel: 212.229.8933 
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  • Continuing and Professional Education online courses are personalized, collaborative experiences that focus on goals. Study on your own schedule while industry experts guide your progress every step of the way. More than 200 annual classes elevate your learning while prioritizing convenience.

  • Convenience and Flexibility

    Immerse yourself in the vibrant Continuing and Professional Education student community through video lectures and in-depth discussion groups, using our Canvas Learning Management System and Zoom online conferencing platform. Many course elements are even accessible by smartphone.
    • The New School boasts a global network of like-minded individuals across disciplines and backgrounds, which enriches the online learning experience 
    • Each online course is carefully created by faculty and offers a unique learning opportunity
    • More than 200 expert-designed classes are available annually for degree credit or on a non-credit basis
    • Our online courses track with our on-site classes. They are typically small seminars, which ensures personalized instruction by New School professors as well as extensive discussion
    • You will always have direct contact with your instructor and peers as you progress through discussions, projects, and open questions

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    Online Certificate Programs

    Earn a credential that employers and collaborators will notice: a Parsons certificate addressing some of the fastest-growing fields, from data and user experience design to leadership, business, and marketing. Open Campus non-credit certificate programs supply working professionals with the tools they need to spark professional development and support entrepreneurship. 

    AI for Creativity and Leadership
    Biodesign for Creatives
    Clo3D Virtual Fashion Design
    Digital Marketing
    Digital Photography
    Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in Design
    Fashion Business
    Fashion Buying and Merchandising
    Fashion Design
    Fashion PR and Marketing
    Futures Studies and Speculative Design
    Graphic and Digital Design
    Hospitality Interior Design
    Human-Centered Healthcare
    Infographics and Data Visualization
    Interior and Architectural Design Software

    Interior Design

    Interior Lighting Design

    Kitchen and Bath Interior Design
    Motion and Animation Design
    Product Design
    Sustainable Building Materials
    User-Centered Design (UX/UI)
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To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.


To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.