Data Visualization, M.Sc. | The New School | New York City, United States
12 months
53044 USD/year
53044 USD/year
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The Data Visualization graduate program from Parsons School of Design in New York City is a multidisciplinary degree that brings together visual design, computer science, statistical analysis, and ethical considerations of data representation. 


The Data Visualization master's program from The New School responds to the increased demand for experts who can turn data into insight. You learn to understand and develop the ways in which the presentation of data shapes opinion, policy, and decision making in today’s information economy.

  • Gain the conceptual, creative, quantitative, and coding skills needed to analyze and depict data, developing a holistic understanding of context, audience, and objectives. 
  • Combine artistic thinking with the ability to create databases and software tools that reflect an understanding of data analysis and information visualization. 
  • Be part of New York City’s growing tech ecosystem, with opportunities to intern with industry leaders and external partners in the public, nonprofit, and commercial sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Visualization and Information Aesthetics
  • Major Studio
  • Data Structures
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Advanced Topics in Research Methods
  • Ethical and Critical Perspectives


Graduates find success in applying their skill set in design, data analysis, and computing in a wide variety of fields such as advertising and branding; journalism; business consulting and analytics strategy; management; strategic planning; entrepreneurship; social enterprise; public policy; trend forecasting, and business intelligence.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall and Summer Priority Deadline: January 2


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate degree applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited American college or university or the equivalent degree from a foreign college or university. Applicants in the process of completing the bachelor's degree may apply for admission. Admission to the program relies on completion of the bachelor's degree.
  • Complete a Statement of Purpose
  • Submit Your Résumé
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Submit Official Transcripts
  • Portfolio: If a portfolio is required for the program to which you’re applying, you will be prompted to finalize and submit your portfolio via the Digital Portfolio section of your online application.
  • Programming Sample: You can submit your GitHub account name and up to three URLs for public GitHub repositories that you maintain to showcase your programming abilities. 
  • Academic Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26522 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    53044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26522 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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