The Certificate in Interior Design for Architects is specifically addressed to architects, professional practitioners or graduates in architecture who are interested in exploring and deepening their knowledge and skills about the design of interior environments. With a strong emphasis on research and programming the spaces to support human activities and well-being, the certificate requires the completion of lecture classes and one studio, that normally focuses on the design of complex environments, such as hospitals, hotels, or new typologies of commercial/public spaces.

Note: Students seeking certificates are not eligible for Title IV Financial Aid nor will they be reported as enrolled for loan deferment purposes.

The Certificate in Product Design is specifically addressed to professionals and eligible non-degree seeking students interested in exploring and deepening their knowledge and skills about the design of products. With a strong emphasis on human-centered design methodologies and project-based learning methods, the certificate program covers the design of traditional artifacts as well as the creation of digital products and systems. This certificate can be pursued at two levels: basic and advanced.

Note: Students seeking certificates are not eligible for Title IV Financial Aid nor will they be reported as enrolled for loan deferment purposes.

The Construction Management Program at NewSchool offers three certificates to serve the needs of construction professionals at various levels of experience, education, and responsibilities. As the construction industry continues to grow, the demand for highly skilled construction managers also increases. Each certificate focuses on knowledge and skills that are beneficial to those looking to further their career.

Basic Construction Management
Architects, civil engineers, and other design professionals who have graduated and begun their professional work can benefit by taking the Basic Construction Management Certificate, which focuses on the essential project management skills specific to construction projects. The Basic Construction Management Certificate is also focused on those who are working in the trades or are small independent contractors that would like to build their practical skills and qualifications.

Construction Management Professional
The course of study for the Construction Management Professional Certificate is beneficial for those who have already achieved the Basic Construction Management Certificate, the Minor in Construction Management, or have other previous education in the essential construction management skills. This certificate focuses on areas of safety, law, and other primary management skills. This certificate focuses on key management skills necessary for leading effective project teams and providing advanced systems of control for procurement, quality, cost, and scheduling.

Advanced Professional Construction Management
The Advanced Construction Management Professional Certificate focuses on best practices in project management, leadership, and design/build integrated delivery. This certificate is intended for construction management professionals who are, or are intending to be, decision makers on their projects and in their companies.

Note: Students seeking certificates are not eligible for Title IV Financial Aid nor will they be reported as enrolled for loan deferment purposes.

Undergraduate Certificate Program Requirements
To be admitted into an undergraduate certificate program, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Graduation from a recognized high school or acceptable evidence of comparable academic achievement
  • Minimum high school GPA average of 2.5 or 12 transferable college credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Completed application form

International students must demonstrate their proficiency in English in one of the following ways:

  • TOEFL score of 525 or above
  • IELTS score of 5.5 or above
  • Pearson Test of English score of 53 or above
  • University of Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) score of B or better

Graduate Certificate Program Requirements
To be admitted into a graduate certificate program, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a minimum GPA average of 2.7
  • Completed application form

International students must demonstrate their proficiency in English in one of the following ways:

  • TOEFL score of 550 or above
  • IELTS score of 6.0 of above

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: NewSchool of Architecture & Design is unable to sponsor an international student for J1 or F1 visa status for any of our current certificate programs. To enroll in any certificate, you will need to be a degree-seeking student.

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