Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited university, offering more than 100 academic degree programs in more than 40 majors across its locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Lacoste, France; and online via SCAD eLearning.
SCAD enrolls more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 100 countries. The innovative SCAD curriculum is enhanced by advanced professional-level technology and other learning resources, as well as opportunities for internships, professional certifications, and collaborative projects with corporate partners. In 2019, the prestigious Red Dot Design Rankings placed SCAD as the No. 1 university in the U.S. and in the top two universities in the Americas and Europe for the third consecutive year. Career preparation is woven into every fiber of the university, resulting in a superior alumni employment rate. In a study of Spring 2019 SCAD graduates, 99% were employed, pursuing further education, or both within 10 months of graduation.
As a SCAD architecture student, you'll learn the environmental, social, and sustainability issues that affect how structures are mapped out. You'll apply historical, cultural, topographical, theoretical, and aesthetic factors to concept skyscrapers, museums, mixed-use developments, and more on real-world sites. Using top-of-the-line and emerging resources like augmented and virtual reality, you'll develop the technical expertise — and the portfolio — necessary to raise buildings that add beauty and color to the world.
SCAD offers a pre-professional B.F.A. degree in architecture and a professional M.Arch. degree, which is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. The SCAD M.Arch. program was awarded the maximum eight-year term of accreditation by NAAB, whose meticulous accreditation standards are accepted and often required by state registration boards.
SCAD offers the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure in partnership with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. This progressive academic track provides accepted students the professional advantage of combining work experience with coursework and examinations, and prepares students for professional architectural licensure in as few as seven years.
School of Building Arts
Architectural History B.F.A. and M.F.A.
Architecture B.F.A. and M.Arch.
Furniture Design B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A.
Interior Design B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A.
Preservation Design B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A.
Urban Design M.U.D.
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