18 months
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2326 USD/credit 55824 USD/year
2326 USD/credit 55824 USD/year
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About

Developed specifically for seasoned executives and entrepreneurs, the Master of Science in Strategic Design for Global Leadership gives innovative professionals the tools they need to transform their industries while continuing to work at their jobs. Graduates emerge as creative leaders who are ready to employ design as a key business and problem-solving tool.

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Overview

Bringing together design thinking, management, and applied social sciences, the graduate program responds to the need for global businesses and organizations to address complex 21st-century economic, environmental, and social challenges as leaders in their fields. Methods from studio practice such as ideation, ethnographic research, prototyping, and service design are used to devise approaches to business and social innovation in global contexts. Over the course of 18 months, a select group of diverse professionals engage in a series of seminars, virtual learning, and hands-on intensive residencies in global capitals such as Paris, New York City, and Shanghai. 

Over the course of 18 months, a select group of diverse professionals engage in a series of seminars, ongoing virtual learning, and hands-on intensive residencies in New York and Asia. Graduates emerge as creative leaders ready to employ design as a key business and problem-solving tool.

Career:

Graduates of the Master of Science in Strategic Design for Global Leadership  will return to their companies with new solutions to challenging problems and help advance “intrapreneurial” efforts within their organizations. Many go on to advance their career in global and high-level positions, and some launch their own start-ups and develop entrepreneurial initiatives.

Accreditation

The New School is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 216.284.5000). MSCHE is an institutional accreditor and federally recognized body.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Design and Management in New Economies
  • Sustainable Business Models
  • Managing Creative Projects and Teams
  • Design Innovation and Leadership
  • Integrative Studio 
  • Regulatory and Ethical Contexts
  • New Design Firms

Audience

The program is designed for professionals with a minimum of five years’ work experience in any industry. Recent cohorts have had an average of ten to twelve years' experience with a variety of backgrounds.

Lecturers

Parsons faculty represent a broad range of expertise and are acknowledged as leading practitioners and scholars in their fields. 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications received after the January 1 priority deadline will be considered on a rolling basis if space is available.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Program Essay (500-1000-word limit): A personal essay of 500–1,000 words must accompany the application. The essay must identify your motivation for study in the program by addressing the following topics in an integrated manner (i.e., do not simply provide answers to the questions, but develop an integrated and flowing argument)
  • Submit Your Résumé
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Submit Official Transcripts
  • Our Mailing Address
  • Submit a Portfolio

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55824 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2326 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    55824 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2326 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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