Preserve the past while securing your future

As a student of historic preservation at SCAD, you will benefit from the only historic preservation program in the country that offers immersive experiences in the U.S., Europe and Asia, with the largest faculty dedicated to preservation education. Pursue your passion at a school that has been on the vanguard of preservation for more than three decades, adaptively reusing nearly 100 historic facilities around the world that will serve as your exclusive living laboratory.

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Historic preservation degrees

SCAD offers accredited B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in historic preservation in Savannah and online via eLearning.

  - Savannah    - Online

Turn your passion into your profession

At SCAD, you'll learn to thrive in an industry that requires acute technical skills, fresh creative vision and a knack for working with others. Discover your calling through the university for creative careers.

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"As a professor, I strive to help students discover their own passions and challenge them to set goals that demand their very best. Each year, each quarter and each class consistently inspire me through my students' extraordinary accomplishments."

Jeffrey Eley | Chair, historic preservation

Team up with fellow creatives

Watch how SCAD School of Building Arts students partner with the Historic Savannah Foundation and Habitat for Humanity for a project in the historic Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood.

Related majors and minors

Historic preservation is an ever-evolving field. In order to thrive in such an industry, many students choose to pursue a double major or related minor while they are here. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style — all while earning multiple degrees.

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