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John Silva, Architectural Engineering Technology, AA+D, Norwalk Community College

After NCC

The Art, Architecture + Design department programs provide students with the foundation for continuation of their studies at a four year institution, or to seek employment in their respective fields.

Transfer Opportunities

The following is a list of schools, arranged by area of study and distance from NCC, to which AA+D students have transferred. There are no shortage of fantastic four year programs for AA+D disciplines in the Northeast alone. Look further on their respective websites for more information—such as tuition costs.


City College of New York
New York Institute of Technology
Parsons The New School For Design
Pratt Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Boston Architectural College
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Fine Arts and Studio Arts:

UCONN Stamford
State University of New York (Purchase)
Western Connecticut State University
Southern Connecticut State University
University of Hartford
The School of Visual Arts
Montserrat School of Art

Graphic Design and Web Design:

UCONN Stamford
Western Connecticut State University
University of Bridgeport
State University of New York (Purchase)
Southern Connecticut State University
Mercy College
The School of Visual Arts
Fashion Institute of Technology
Savannah College of Art and Design

Interior Design:

University of Bridgeport
University of New Haven
City College of New York
Fashion Institute of Technology
Boston Architectural College

Career Opportunities

There are a wealth of employment opportunities available to graduating students in Connecticut and the surrounding area. The following is a small sampling of companies and agencies our graduates have gone on to work for.

Achilles Architects
Alexander Isley
Andriopoulos Design Associates, LLC
Antinozzi Associates
Austin Patterson Disston Architects
Beinfield Architecture PC
Robert A. Cardello Architects, LLC
Robert Cohen Architect, LLC
CPG Architects
Design Within Reach
Roger Ferris + Partners, Architects
Fletcher Thompson
Food Network
Go NY Tours
Habitat for Humanity
Ingenuity Design
Alex Kaali-Nagy Development Corp.
MS Walker
Andrew Nuzzi Architects
Pagliaro Bartels Sajda Architects, LLC
PB Architects, LLC
Preiss/Breismeister PC
Ridberg + Associates, Architects PC
James Schettino Architects AIA
Soy Un Duro
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Robert Storm Architects
Teri Jon
Tracey Locke
Jonathan Wagner, AIA/Architect
Waterfront Promotions
Webedia Entertainment
Wiles Architects
World Wrestling Entertainment
Zimmerman Architecture

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his mind is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist

St. Thomas Aquinas