18 months
1810 USD/credit 43440 USD/year
1810 USD/credit 43440 USD/year
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Designed specifically for seasoned executives and entrepreneurs, the Global Executive Master of Science in Strategic Design and Management at Parsons School of Design gives innovative disruptors the tools they need to transform their industries while continuing to work at their jobs.

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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 Paris, New York City, and Shanghai. Graduates emerge as creative leaders ready to employ design as a key business and problem-solving tool.


Graduates of the program Strategic Design and Management (Global Executive) from The New School   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.

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

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

    43440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1810 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    43440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1810 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.


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