Continuing and Professional Studies in New York
Pratt Institute Center for Continuing & Professional Studies
Pratt Institute s Center for Continuing and
Professional Studies (CCPS) is continuously committed to creating new
learning opportunities for non traditional students. Whether you seek to
expand your career options, refine your professional repertoire of
skills and knowledge to be optimally effective in today s work market,
or simply explore new fields for enrichment purposes, Pratt s Center for
Continuing and Professional Studies offers a rich array of opportunities
for personal and professional development.
Fine and Decorative Art Appraisal - Encompasses a broad range of collectible items, such as jewelry, china, antiques and rugs. Growing popularity through television programs has generated high interest in personal property appraisal. Pratt Institute s CCPS, in an exclusive collaboration with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), is pleased to offer a certificate program in Fine and Decorative Art Appraisal. This program will prepare you to become skilled appraisers, and/or develop a thorough appreciation of collectable items. Through lecture, demonstration and display, you will learn the history, theory and practice for skillfully appraising and/or collecting a wide variety of collectable items. For more information contact Karen D Angelo, firstname.lastname@example.org www.pratt.edu/prostudies/certificate/appraisals/index.htm
Photography and Digital Imaging - Is designed for photographers, artists, designers, architects or anyone else who would like to take their photographic techniques, vision and current knowledge to another level, for those interested in changing careers, preparing for a Master degree, or pursuing personal growth. The coursework for this program offers beginning fundamentals, intermediate, and advanced classes in black and white and digital photography.
Project Management -Is designed for newcomers and those with basic knowledge of the field who want to refine their current level of experience. It is a distinct professional discipline with its own body of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques. It involves managing a project from inception to completion and the successful attainment of the project objectives. Completion of this program provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be competitively productive. The coursework in this program earns you a certificate of completion and educational qualifications toward professional certification in project management.
Computer Graphics -Is designed to provide graphic and fine artists with the skills necessary to utilize the computer as a graphics tool, enabling them to incorporate computer graphics technology into their work. The curriculum includes terminology, software instruction, conceptual development, and hands-on experience. Students work on state-of-the-art equipment, using the latest software. The certificate provides a firm grounding in the basic elements of this fast-moving field, and an opportunity to use, learn, and understand the various types of specialized equipment that exist in today s electronic design offices. Through collaboration with leading hardware and software vendors involved with computer graphics, Pratt CCPS offers its students the latest in computer graphics education. Pratt s commitment to professional education and commercial applicability is stressed in course planning, faculty selection, and the latest equipment. The approach is that of a personalized plan of study tailored to the specific educational goals and career needs of different types of students. This method combines theoretical and practical knowledge that is essential to effective education in this field. Students may take courses individually or as part of the certificate program.
Pratt Mnahattan CCPS is designated as authorized training center for:
Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC): providing comprehensive training for beginning and advanced computer aided design (CAD) and visualization.
Autodesk Authorized Training Center Media and Entertainment (ATCME): providing comprehensive training for beginning and advanced modeling, rendering and animation.
Pratt Manhattan CCPS is an AIA/CES registered provider and offers a broad range of courses and workshops to meet the professional development and licensure requirements for architects and engineers
Credit program for college students at Pratt Manhattan:
High school students at least sixteen years-old who have completed their sophomore year through graduating seniors.
Self-motivated and responsible students willing to immerse themselves in college-level study with other students who have similar interests.
All levels of experience welcome.
To explore the possibility of studying art, design, architecture, creative writing, or cultural studies.
To confirm that this is the subject you want to study in college.
To develop your skills through college-level coursework, using a variety of tools, materials, and techniques.
To develop a body of work for your portfolio for admission to college.
To meet other students who share your interests.
To get a preview of the college experience.