SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment.
As a private, nonprofit, accredited university, we offer more than 100 academic degree programs in more than 40 majors across our locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Lacoste, France; and online.
Our innovative curriculum engages professional-level technology and other advanced learning resources and affords students opportunities for internships, professional certifications, and real-world assignments with corporate partners.
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The award-winning SCAD School of Fashion offers a dynamic, innovative curriculum in design and construction, costume history, and merchandising and marketing. Fashion students hone their creative and intellectual thinking, master inventive design skills, and gain the practical expertise necessary to succeed in global fashion careers.
One of the most comprehensive and connected art and design universities in the world, SCAD offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accessory design, business of beauty and fragrance, fashion, fashion marketing and management, fibers, jewelry, and luxury and fashion management.
SCAD fashions a comprehensive curriculum driven by market needs. Our students have access to coveted internships, high-end tools, and distinguished faculty at the peak of their profession. Through red-carpet events and mentorship programs, students learn from celebrated designers and take on assignments from brands including Fossil and Reebok.
Get primed to be a power player in the business of beauty and fragrance. SCAD pioneered this in-demand program with input from key industry leaders. Guided by faculty with international experience at prestigious houses, you’ll develop packaging, engage modern consumers, maximize financial outcomes, work with other creatives, and even plan and launch your own new brand for the marketplace. With in-depth knowledge of aesthetics, style, cosmetics, fragrance, and adornment, you’ll be empowered to find your niche within both boutique and global brands, and as a self-made entrepreneur.
SCAD's fashion marketing and management program places students at the intersection of fashion, business, and marketing. Professionals in this field create and foster global marketplace trends by influencing every link of the fashion chain. They wear a variety of hats and drive innovation through materials sourcing, supply chain management, manufacturing, economic strategy, trend forecasting, consumer understanding, product promotion, and investor relations. It's a big, diverse industry, and marketing and management professionals stand at the helm.
SCAD fibers students in the largest program in the U.S. shape their own career path. As part of the fibers curriculum, SCAD arranges exclusive, intimate conversations and studio visits with artists who forge their own professional paths.
SCAD graduates work in demanding and inventive roles, developing thermal insulating blankets for NASA, automotive interior surface fabrics for Chrysler, innovative athletics materials for Nike, medical textile therapies for health care innovator L&R USA, and custom fabrics and installations for fashion houses and retailers.
SCAD provides jewelry students with the resources to engage in a timeless tradition that reflects cultures, religions, and self-expression — all within the largest jewelry program in the U.S.
Students develop an eye for the finest detail as they work with precious metals and stones. Within a 13,800-square-foot studio environment that puts top-of-the-line technology at their fingertips, students design and produce works that win Halstead Grants and lead to features in British Vogue and Vanity Fair.