Master On Campus

Communications Design

Pratt Institute

24 months
59520 USD/year
59520 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Communications Design at Pratt Institute plays a central and formative role in shaping communities, technology, and business. Never before have designers been expected to cultivate such a diverse set of skills and such broad knowledge. 


Communications Design M.F.A. program at Pratt Institute prepares individuals to pursue design with passion and cultural relevance. Our distinctive program emphasizes design as a means for communicating meaningful messages, organizing information, creating compelling user experiences, and effecting social change. We believe that the most intriguing and successful designers are cultural innovators who use media to inform, persuade, and entertain. 

Learning outcomes

Our graduates develop voices as authors and entrepreneurs engaged in identifying and solving design problems within cross-disciplinary environments. We approach design as an agent of change—a strategy for transforming behaviors of individuals in desirable and sustainable ways.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Graduate Studio:Visual Language A
  • Graduate Studio:Technology A
  • Graduate Studio:Transformation Design A
  • Graduate Seminar A
  • Origins of Contemporary Communication Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate students must file the application using our online system. There is a non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • Transcripts: a scan of your official transcripts should be uploaded when you complete your online application. Request an official copy from your school, either digitally or physically, scan it, and upload it. 
  • International students must have all transcripts translated into English by a certified translation service.
  • Two letters of recommendation from employers, professors, or others able to judge your potential for graduate study in your specific program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59520 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    59520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59520 USD per year during 24 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.


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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