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The New School’s Parsons School of Design was just named the Best College for Art and Design in the United States, and number two in the world in the same category. Rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 36 individual subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact.
For the professional prepared to make the leap into design, Parsons offers Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. The AAS degree programs are best suited for students with college experience who are clear about their interests in the field of design and prepared for rapid immersion in a professional course of study.
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