Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah College Of Art And Design

Design for Sustainability


SCAD Savannah

P.O. Box 77300

Savannah, GA 31402

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

At SCAD, design for sustainability is a transdisciplinary program that embraces sustainability as an integrative framework. By synthesizing the strengths of various design disciplines, the program holistically addresses personal, local and global challenges to the human condition in the 21st century. Students develop into committed leaders and passionate agents of change for economical and ecological prosperity, and social equality. They work on real-life problem-solving with clients, ranging from corporations to non-governmental organizations, to community organizations. By distilling complex issues through proven tools, methodologies and strategies, students focus on creative solutions to strengthen systems. The program infuses social and environmental science methodologies into design disciplines, seeking to educate and advocate the economic benefits of sustainable practices. Upon graduating, design for sustainability students have a competitive advantage, possessing the skills and abilities to direct and integrate sustainable practices in multiple fields.


The Savannah College of Art and Design is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

SCAD welcomes students from throughout the world. Please see website for international student requirements.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 30960 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 30960 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—School of art, music, or design

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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