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.

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. International students can learn how to apply here.

This program features small, interactive classes, real-time instruction (either in-person, or on Zoom), free access to software for remote use, and free access to designated campus labs. Students will earn a certificate upon successful completion of all required courses.

Approximate cost of the certificate is $7000 (1 semester, full-time program; 6 months duration).

Certificate Requirements

  • Introduction to Creative Careers
  • Introduction to Marketing Communications

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Electives (select 4 classes from the following programs)


Portfolio (select 5 classes from the following program)

A required class may be substituted for an elective class with prior approval


For advisement contact:
Chris Ferrara
Director of New Initiatives and Strategic Programs

Image Courtesy of Aurelie Lionet (graduate of the SCPS certificate program in graphic design)