As a major in the Toy Design program of Otis College of Art and Design, you’ll learn to make the toys of tomorrow. Our comprehensive design curriculum includes the major categories of plush, preschool, dolls, action figures, toy vehicles, games, and more.
You’ll take courses in child psychology and development, marketing, engineering, model making, digital design, computer rendering, packaging, and presentation. You’ll start with analog training in conceptual drawing, sculpting, and prototyping, and progress into digital illustration and graphic representation, model making, and rapid prototyping.
Our program includes faculty and guest mentors who are renowned toy design and entertainment professionals. After your sophomore year, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain industry experience with summer internships at a wide range of our toy and entertainment partners including Mattel, Hasbro, and Disney.
When you graduate, you’ll have a final portfolio that highlights your unique talents, ideas, and technical skills across a broad range of toy categories.
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- Toy Design
- Visual Communication
- Design Prototyping
- Methods and Materials of Production
- Child Psychology
- History of Toys
- 48 months
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DisciplinesDesign View 753 other Masters in Design in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Online Application
- $50 application fee
- Portfolio - Submit 10–20 pieces of your best work submitted online through SlideRoom on the Common App
- Personal Statement - In at least 500 words, describe your background and interest in studying art and design
- SAT/ACT Test Scores
- International applicants whose primary/native language is not English should take one of the three tests recognized by Otis College: TOEFL, IELTS, or the Pearson Test of English (SAT/ACT scores not required)
International46500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23250 USD per semester during 48 months.
National46500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23250 USD per semester during 48 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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