What will I learn?

The A.O.S. Graphic Design major within Pratt's Associate Degree Program is a career track professional program with an emphasis on both traditional skills and new technologies. Graphic Design students develop skills and proficiency in such concentrations as Advertising, Publication, and Package Design, along with a proficiency in all software applications and studio fundamentals such as Typography, Visualization, and Drawing.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate fluent understanding of art and design principles and practices while being articulate with the visual language, including an ability to cite historical precedents and apply theoretical principles to projects.
  • Students will demonstrate high competency with current design software and digital technology within their specialist discipline while also demonstrating awareness of how new media may affect their practice locally and globally.
  • Students will demonstrate effective critical thinking and research strategies while creating innovative solutions to problems and developing an awareness of the cultural and historical context of their work.
  • AOS Degree students will effectively utilize a practical skill-set which also includes written and oral presentation skills, culminating in the production of a professional portfolio of a standard required to be competitive in the field with a view to creating a sustainable practice.

Which department am I in?

School of Art

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$49,810.00 per year
Start date

Expected January 2020


School of Art

Main Building, Room 411,


New York,

11205, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a paper-based TOEFL score of 550 and PTE score of 53.

For international students

International applicants must submit official transcripts (academic records) of all secondary school studies as well as any post-secondary studies.

A minimum TOEFL score of 530 (paper) or71 (Internet); required IELTS score is 6.0; and required PTE is 48 for two-year programs.

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