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  • The Master of Professional Studies is awarded for completion of 30 credits. Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and fulfill all requirements in a timely manner.

    The one-year curriculum requires full-time enrollment. You can supplement core courses with an elective offered at Parsons or another school or college of The New School, such as a class in psychology, marketing, data visualization, or another field.

    For a complete listing of courses and course descriptions, visit the university course catalog.

    The curriculum chart below reflects the typical course of study in this program. To view curriculum adjustments for the exceptional 2020-2021 academic year, click here.

  • First Year Fall
    PMCD 5001 Typography and Interaction 1 3
    PMCD 5101 Major Studio 1 6
    PMCD 5200 Visual Culture Seminar 3
    3
    Subtotal 15
    First Year Spring
    PMCD 5002 Typography and Interaction 2 3
    PMCD 5102 Major Studio 2 6
    PMCD 5300 Methods and Practices 3
    3
    Subtotal 15
    Total Credits
    30

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