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M.AD New York

The world's creative capital.

Position yourself in the heart of the creative universe. Spend your spare time in Times Square or on Madison Avenue. No matter what, you’ll find inspiration.


It’s NYC...
What Can We Say?

Think of a cool, creative place to work in New York and we probably have graduates working there. You’ll find our graduates at Droga5, Google, Weiden & Kennedy, Ogilvy, R/GA…the list goes on. Sure, nobody likes a name dropper—but we’re proud of our grads.

Here, you’ll have an amazing network of well-trained, hard-working creative thinkers who walked through our doors before you. They paved the way for you as you will for those who come after you. You’ll be trained by advertising professionals. Work on real client briefs. Partner with art directors, copywriters, and strategists who are as passionate as you are about their careers.

A place to live, work, and play.

The school itself is located in Long Island City in a building with WeWork and the largest beer garden in the country. Commuting in the morning is easy, with nearby stops for the M, R, W, N trains.

The area has the highest concentration of art galleries and studio space of any neighborhood in New York. It also has some of the most affordable housing. Come for a tour and sit in on a class.

No Professors Here—Just World-Renowned Experts

Our Instructors are currently working in advertising agencies, design firms, and marketing departments, doing cutting-edge work. They’ll teach you everything they know.

Our Programs In New York

MAD focuses on the power of collaboration. Art directors, copywriters and strategists…they all work together here in our New York campus—just like the real world. So rest assured: no matter what you study, you’ll be entering the most creative phase of your life.
Margaret Johnson
Chief Creative Officer at Goodby Silverstein & Partners
“I wouldn’t have survived my first year in the real world without the confidence that I built in the hundreds of hours in rigorous critiques in school. ”

Important Details About Studying in New York

In the second year of the two-year portfolio programs students have the option to study and intern for real agencies and companies in New York. Students continue to develop their portfolio, expand their network of industry contacts and get real-world, global experience.

Portfolio programs (art direction, copywriting, design, photography & video) start four times a year: January, April, July and October. The program lasts for 8 quarters. Each quarter lasts 10 weeks with a break between each quarter. In the second year students can study and intern in other cities. The strategic planning boot camp starts once a year in October, The boot camp last for 3 months (12-weeks).

To find out more about upcoming deadlines and how to apply, visit the Admissions page.

Accreditation: Miami Ad School and all its US branch locations are accredited by the Commission on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road Ste. 325, Building 300, Atlanta, GA 30350, telephone: 770-396-3898.

Licensing: Miami Ad School is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee 32399-0400, telephone 888-222-6684.

Have A Question? Talk To Me

My name is Eva Roa—I’m your program advisor for New York. You can ask me anything about life and work here in New York. 

Book a free call whenever you’d like, and I’ll see how we can help you plan your future.

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