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  • Courses

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  • Deepen your expertise, embark on a new journey, advance your career. At Parsons at Open Campus, you can unlock your creativity, turning interests into commitments and transforming long-held passions into professions. There are no limits to what you can explore and achieve.

    Parsons at Open Campus offers continuing education courses throughout the year, in subjects ranging from fashion business, fine arts, and interior design to infographics and data visualization. Most courses can be taken for general credit (non-degree) or on a noncredit basis.

  • Program Listing

    • Fashion Design and Fashion Business

      Fashion design courses cover the process, skills, and language of fashion design, progressing from basic drawing and conceptualization to garment construction. Fashion business courses prepare students to work in a variety of fields in the fashion industry, including marketing, retailing, and merchandising.

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    • Fine Arts

      Fine arts courses prepare students for all the art and design disciplines. Beginning artists, designers, photographers, and illustrators master the essential techniques and ideas of the profession, while experienced students develop their skills and creativity in advanced-level courses.

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    • Interior Design

      Architecture courses provide students with the tools to design an environment while developing their spatial sensibilities. Interiors courses explore topics ranging from planning, materiality, and lighting to the world of antiques and furnishings.

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    • Information Design

      Information design reveals patterns behind data, enabling users to find clarity in statistical complexity and understand wide-ranging phenomena. In these courses, students extract insights from data and transform them into compelling visuals.

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    • Service and User Experience Design

      The demand for designers who can create services and experiences — for customers, mobile devices, cars, government agencies, and more — has never been greater. These courses emphasize a human-centered approach to creating enriching, memorable interactions.

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  • Take The Next Step

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Undergraduates

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.

Graduates

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

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