What will I learn?
NYIT is 36-credit graduate program in urban design is located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, a world capital with world-class faculty, public-private organizations, and active professionals leading global practices. This strategic campus setting enables you to combine theory with experience by living and working in a variety of urban areas and conducting field study in and around New York City. We ill prepare you to succeed in the interdisciplinary field of urban design by providing opportunities for case studies to test and apply new insights, theory, and designs to contemporary and future challenges. You ill learn to apply a range of design tools, including digital modeling for urban design, geographic information systems, urban micro-climate tools, and ecological performance indicators. Our program director is a leading researcher in urban climate science, and our Urban Climate Lab contributes to the critical dialog in New York City and other cities confronting climate change. Our popular study abroad program has been integrated into the design studio sequence, and our summer break prior to the third (final) semester encourages you to take on internships with New York-based firms or agencies. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:
Architect-urban design specialist
Sustainable and resilient planning expert
Urban development policy expert
Which department am I in? School of Architecture and Design
Students must hold a U.S. bachelor is degree — or a comparable non-U.S. degree — from a regionally accredited institution. TGS will accept applications from international students with 3-year bachelor's degrees.
Applicants for this doctoral program should have had courses in linear algebra, advanced calculus, and statistics.
English Language Proficiency
Applicant must have minimum TOEFL score of 90.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
USD $17,413 per quarter (eight or fewer quarters)
Expected January 2019
NYIT-Manhattan Campus 1855 Broadway (at 61st Street), New York, 10023, United States