Parsons School of Design is a privately held art and design school located in the Greenwich Village area of lower Manhattan in New York City. It is among the seven schools of the prestigious The New School. This school was founded in 1917 by Howard Hughes. It was originally intended to be a technical college for industrial designers.
Now it has become a very renowned school with its extensive curriculum of subjects related to art and design. The main aim of this institution is to offer students a wide variety of creative and innovative training that will help them become successful professionals in different fields. Students are trained to work in an environment that is highly creative and innovative. The teaching methods are innovative and have proven to be extremely effective in preparing future art and design professionals in different fields.
Parsons also offers a Bachelor of Science in Art and Design program for students who are looking forward to a more lucrative and stable career in this field. This program has proved to be highly successful in creating good results among the students and the faculty. This program has been highly appreciated and recommended by various institutions that look forward to hiring graduates.
The school also offers the Masters in Arts in Architecture degree. This program is for students who wish to develop a strong knowledge of architecture. Students can choose to specialize in different areas of architectural designing such as Interior Decorating, Exterior Design and Urban Design. Students can also study in this program in the masters in Construction Management or in the Masters in Arts in General Management.
This program is designed to suit the requirements of the students in terms of their job experience and the specific field of work they wish to apply for. Graduates can find employment in architecture firms, private firms, museums, galleries, restaurants, corporations and other similar organizations. They can also opt for government jobs. There is a special program in which students can acquire certification from the city of New York.
This school is located close to Wall Street, and the entrance to this school is through the side door of the building of the school itself. Students must pass a written test and a comprehensive interview before they can get enrolled in the school. The admission criteria and procedures of this school are very stringent and rigorous and are intending to ensure a bright and successful future.