• Online Programs

    From Rome to Los Angeles to your living room, online learning makes a moveable feast of The New School's unique offerings.

    Online Degrees, Certificates, and Courses

    The New School has always been at the vanguard of online learning, launching its first programs when Y2K was still an unknown quantity. Today, we continue in that same pioneering spirit to bring adult students all over the world an innovative array of opportunities for study with the highly-esteemed faculties of the Parsons School of Design, the Schools of Media Studies, the School of Languages, and the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students.

    Find out more about how it works and the many benefits of online learning.

    Online Degree Programs

    • BA/BS in Liberal Arts at the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students
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    • AAS in Fashion Marketing at Parsons School of Design
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    • MS in Media Management at the School of Media Studies
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    • MA in Media Studies at the School of Media Studies
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    • MS in Strategic Design and Management at Parsons School of Design
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    • MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL) at the School of Languages
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    Online Certificate Programs

    Art & Design at Parsons 

    Media & Writing 

    Individual Online Classes

    From Advanced Photoshop to Introduction to Macroeconomics to The Business of Screenwriting: The university's eclectic mix of continuing education courses includes classes focused on contemporary and historical topics as well as classes designed to build skills and inspire creativity.

    Getting Started with Your Online Course

    Want to learn more about the experience of learning online at The New School? Watch our three short tutorials and find out all about how to get the most of out of our online learning portal, Canvas.

    Accredited Institution

    The New School is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 216.284.5000). MSCHE is a regional accreditor and federally recognized body. The New School has been accredited by MSCHE since 1960. All degree programs at the New York City campus of The New School are registered by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234; 518.474.1551). Both NYSED and MSCHE provide assurance to students, parents, and all stakeholders that The New School meets clear quality standards for educational and financial performance. For more information, visit Accreditation and State Regulatory Authorizations.

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