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Completed online application form and application fee which can be found here


Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university 


Official transcripts. Applicants who have attended institutions outside of the United States must prove that their educational background is equivalent to the U.S. Bachelor’s degree. Transcripts must be evaluated by aacrao (http://www.Aacrao.Org/), ece (http://www.Ece.Org/) or wes (http://www.Wes.Org/


If you are an international student you must provide proof of your english proficiency. All of the following are acceptable as an acceptable demonstration of english proficiency: 


1) A minimum score of 213 on the computerized version of the test of english as a foreign language (toefl) 


2) A minimum score of 79 on the internet-based version of the test of english as a foreign language (toefl) 


3) A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based version of the test of english as a foreign language (toefl) 


4) A minimum score of 6.5 On the international english language testing system (ielts)


Three letters of recommendation from instructors or practicing professionals 


Written statement of intent outlining why you would like to receive this degree, what you hope to achieve during your course of study and what the concept of “branding” means to you. (500-750 Words) 


750 Word essay critiquing a brand of your choice. Subject matter should include: relevance in the market, historical significance (if any), assessment of the brand’s positioning & creative analysis 


• Resume, including both professional experience as well as related activities such as research, awards and exhibitions 


• Personal interview / once your application has been processed you will be notified (not applicants are interviewed)


OPTIONAL: Brand strategy or positioning proposal and / or white papers. (If you have them) 


• OPTIONAL: Any branding work currently in the market that you have contributed to with a statement outlining the challenge, your participation and a rationale for the result (if you have this) 


 OPTIONAL: A creative portfolio is not required for this program, but will be reviewed if submitted.

The curriculum for The Masters in Branding Program allows students to create frameworks to guide brand, design and business development, critically evaluate brand, business, marketing and design strategies and Master the intellectual link between leadership and creativity. Learn more...


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Debbie Millman
Chair, Co-founder


Mark Dudlik

Director of Operations,

Graduate Advisor


J'aime Cohen
Program Coordinator


Emily Weiland

Studio Manager


Steven Heller
Co-founder, Faculty Advisor