International students interested in Pratt PreCollege can learn more about the program here.

For more information, call 718.399.4533, or email

To apply, click here


The certificate programs in Creative Careers, Digital Design and Fashion New Media are full-time programs that support international students on F1 visas. Optional Practical Training (OPT) is available to eligible graduates of Digital Design, or Fashion New Media. 

Application Deadlines:
  • Fall term - June 1st

  • Spring term - November 1st

Tuition: Approximately $7,000 per semester


For more information, contact Chris Ferrara: 212.647.7370, email, or make an appointment.

Pratt Institute is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant, international students. International students are required to maintain a full-time schedule, consisting of a minimum of 18 hours per week, during the fall and spring semesters. Optional Practical Training (OPT) is available to eligible international students upon completion of the Fashion New Media Certificate. Or Digital Design Certificate.


A woman wearing a black jacket looks directly into the camera. The Manhattan bridge, the East River, and Manhattan are in the background.

Image courtesy of Aurélie Lionet

Arm yourself with the knowledge and strategies needed to succeed in a creative career. Discover career options while learning best practices in business, marketing communications, copyright law, and licensing. Hone a craft in a creative field of choice. Position yourself strategically with a professional design portfolio. Length of program: 1 semester (15 weeks).


Digital tools empower designers to blur the lines between fields. Take an interdisciplinary approach to Pratt’s Digital Design certificates. Combine elective classes across digital design fields with a foundation in graphic design to enter one of the multidisciplinary roles today’s designers occupy. Grow your network while building a professional design portfolio. Length of program: 3 semesters (12 - 18 months). 



Fashion photo by Paul Sunday

Image courtesy of Paul Sunday

Jump into fashion brand creative marketing through the first certificate program in fashion new media. Examine the new media landscape. Develop a vision. Create deliverables for target audiences. Finish with a market-ready, professional design portfolio and build your network in the world’s fashion capital: New York City (all classes are held in the Pratt Manhattan Center). Length of program: 3 semesters (12 - 18 months).

Fashion New Media is a multidisciplinary program:

  • Branding and Digital Marketing (build a brand from the ground up, or grow an existing brand)

  • Graphic Design (communicate your message with typography, layout, color and image)

  • Photography and Video Production (become a photographic and video content creator)

  • Web Design (design blogs and websites)