Design a sustainable future

At SCAD, you will have all of the tools, guidance and inspiration you need to save the world. Our design for sustainability program focuses on preparing students to pioneer organizational change, technological and material innovation, citizen advocacy and more as an industry leader. You will benefit from our dynamic, collaborative environment, where revolutionary projects like SCADpad and partnerships with the biggest brands in the world happen every day.

Launch your creative career

Request information

Apply now

Design for sustainability degree

SCAD's accredited M.A. degree in design for sustainability is available in Savannah.

  - Savannah 

Student work

Bus Stop

Bus Stop | Alix Salzinger View more student work

A career that merges science and design

Creativity comes in many forms, and ingenuity often relies on advanced technical understanding. At SCAD, you can fuse your passion for art and design with next level science, technology, engineering and math skills to fully prepare yourself for a successful career.

Learn more about design for sustainability careers

"I find inspiration in those moments when students are struck by a sudden ability within themselves to glimpse into the complexities of life and find some new understanding. Such moments can be earth-shaking."

Scott Boylston | Design for sustainability professor

Related programs and certificates

Many design for sustainability students choose to explore related fields while they are here and even take additional courses to complement their primary area of concentration. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style through these related programs:

Ready to see more?

Connect with us! Request more information or apply today, and we’ll send you everything you need to begin your exciting journey at SCAD.