12 months
38475 USD/year
38475 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Service designers are changing the world, bringing innovation and a human-centered approach to health care, transportation, education and retail. Savannah College of Art and Design was the first university in the U.S. to offer both B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Service design, and you can join the legacy of innovation that thrives here.


The programme

First, take advantage of small classes with Service design faculty who are also practicing professionals, opportunities to work with leading organizations and collaboration with creative peers — then create the design solutions of tomorrow.

Savannah College of Art and Design emphasizes collaboration between departments through opportunities like the SCADpad®micro-housing project. SCADpad combined students from 12 different fields to reimagine the spaces in which we live. The project earned global media attention as well as the World Architecture News Urban Design Award for its innovations

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Global Cultural Theory
  • Theory of Interaction Design
  • Methods of Contextual Research
  • Service Design: Principles and Practice
  • Design Innovation Development and Marketing Strategies
  • Critical Methods of Prototyping Services and Experiences
  • User-centered Design for Services
  • Service Design Studio: Creation of Services, Products, Interfaces and Experiences
  • Information Architecture for Designers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

SCAD accepts new applications throughout the year. There is no deadline to apply.


90 SCH
  • M.A. 45
  • M.F.A. 90


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent
  • Portfolio
  • Recommendations
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Interview (if applicable)
  • GRE Scores (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38475 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38475 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    38475 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38475 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Savannah

993 - 1846 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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