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    Continuing Education Courses

    For questions about continuing education at Parsons The New School for Design, call 212.229.8933.

    For questions about continuing education at Mannes College The New School for Music, call 212.580.0210 x4802.

    For questions about continuing education classes at The New School for Public Engagement,  call 212.229.5615 or email If you have a course-specific question, please use the appropriate number below.

    Business courses: 212.229.5961

    English language studies courses (including grammar and editing, speech, English as a second language, and teaching English to speakers of other languages): 212.229.5372

    Foreign language courses: 212.229.5676

    Humanities courses (including cultural studies, history of the arts, literature, philosophy, and religion): 212.229.5961

    Media studies and film courses (including media and culture; media practices; film studies; film, video, and inter-media arts; and screenwriting): 212.229.8903

    Social science courses (including history; politics, economics, and the law; anthropology; sociology; and psychology): 212.229.5124

    Visual and performing arts courses (including visual arts, photography, acting and movement, and creative arts therapy): 212.229.5108

    Writing courses (including literary forums, fundamentals, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and journalism and feature writing): 212.229.5611

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