Associate Degrees (AOS & AAS)
Pratt's Associate Degree Programs are concise, comprehensive, and intensive two year art and design degree programs which integrate the best of new media and technologies with a strong commitment to a traditional art and design curriculum. These programs include the career-track AOS Degree or the transfer-track AAS Degree (offering transfer-track to Pratt BFA).
Located at Pratt's Manhattan Campus on 14th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues, we accept applications in the fall and spring semesters. (see application info below)
AOS GRAPHIC DESIGN : ILLUSTRATION : DIGITAL DESIGN/INTERACTIVE MEDIA
Two year / four semesters (69 Credits): Students move quickly into upper level art and design classes taught by top professionals and students develop a competitive portfolio and necessary skills to move directly into the field. This program offers great internship opportunities which leading to exciting and invaluable industry experience.
AAS GRAPHIC DESIGN/ILLUSTRATION : PAINTING/DRAWING
Two year / four semesters (69 Credits): Students follow an exciting art and design curriculum that includes a liberal arts component which positions students to transfer to Pratt's BFA program (upon completion of the AAS Degree). Upon completion of the AAS Program students typically transfer to either the Pratt BFA in Communications Design or Fine Arts Department.
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW FOR SPRING 2014
See application information listed below, or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 212-647-7375 for more information.
UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS: SAT NOV 2nd / SAT DEC 7th (10 AM–11:30 AM)
Our Location: 144 West 14th Street, New York (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
The Faculty for both the AOS and AAS Degree Programs comprises New York's leading professionals who bring to the studio practical professional experience and expertise reflecting the highest standards in their respective fields. The emphasis on the personal attention given each student defines a key difference between this and other programs.
Our location in the cultural epicenter of Manhattan provides great access to the world's leading museums, galleries, design agencies, and production companies. These local resources are a valuable extension of our campus and provide many exciting opportunities for field trips, guest speakers, and internships.
Primary Application Requirements Include: (Apply Online)
- College/High School Transcripts
- Application Form
- Letter of Recommendation
The preferred method to submit your portfolio is online and work may be uploaded at pratt.slideroom.com.
Portfolio Guidelines: A Portfolio is 15–20 Pieces of work which reflect your range of artistic abilities. As a general rule of thumb, a portfolio is comprised of 50% "Observation" and 50% "Imagination." Observational work includes drawing, painting, still life, figure drawing, landscape. The imaginative part of a portfolio includes any art and design projects that demonstrate your creative flair. These projects might include graphic design work, web design work, sculpture, photography, collage, digital artwork).
If you do not currently have a portfolio, you have the option to complete a home test to demonstrate your skills.
Many of our students live at the dorm close to Pratt's Brooklyn Campus and commute easily to Manhattan. Student's may attend on either a full- or part-time basis. Financial aid is available to qualified students.
For more information about programs, or to set up an appointment for a portfolio review and a tour, please call 212-647-7375 or email email@example.com.