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    Academics

  • Your academic journey at the Milano School prepares you for a lifetime of leadership and change. Our master’s degrees, PhD, and certificate programs empower students with the knowledge and skills they need to develop innovative solutions to complex problems and ignite positive, grassroots-level change. 

    Immerse yourself in project-based learning that tackles social challenges in real-time; practice creative entrepreneurial thinking that fosters equity, inclusion, and social good; and explore bold, collaborative approaches to climate change and sustainability issues.

  • Graduate Programs

    Your academic journey at the Milano School prepares you for a lifetime of leadership and change. Our master's degrees, PhD, and certificate programs empower students with the knowledge and skills they need to develop innovative solutions to complex problems and ignite positive, grassroots-level change. 

    Immerse yourself in project-based learning that tackles social challenges in real-time; practice creative entrepreneurial thinking that fosters equity, inclusion, and social good; and explore bold, collaborative approaches to climate change and sustainability issues.

  • In keeping with our commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and collaboration, The New School offers a unique opportunity for master's and doctoral students to complete a graduate minor. These structured study pathways, comprised of elective courses, immerse you in disciplines outside of your primary field and expose you to new ideas and alternative modes of research and practice, broadening your skills and expanding your career options.
  • Centers & Initiatives

    For Milano School students and faculty, social engagement is critical to the academic experience. Our centers and initiatives offer opportunities to conduct original research and address pressing social challenges in a real-world context. Get involved and get ready to lead in these impactful, collaborative and action-oriented pursuits.
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      Center for New York City Affairs

      The Center for New York City Affairs at The New School is an applied policy research institute whose work directly influences public opinion and policy in one of the world's most dynamic and complex urban environments. Its ground-breaking research is frequently cited by reporters and policymakers, spurring dialogue and action that results in a more just and equitable city.

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      Digital Equity Laboratory

      The Digital Equity Laboratory uncovers and addresses structural inequities that persist and evolve as technology transforms our cultural, social, and political systems. Its research, policy strategy and technical practices aim to provide broader access to and familiarity with technology in underserved areas.

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    • Impact Entrepreneurship

      Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative

      The Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative supports early-stage entrepreneurial leaders who aim to create business models with a positive economic, social, and environmental impact. Providing courses, co-curricular activities, practical training, expert coaching, and funding, Impact Entrepreneurship helps students shape a more inclusive, sustainable, and equitable economy.

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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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