A location to match your education
Savannah is home to the largest National Historic Landmark district in the United States and will surround you with an astounding number of preservation examples and opportunities. Even the home for your studies —The Clarence Thomas Center for Historic Preservation — is a rehabilitated 1908 Classical Revival-style orphanage and convent for the Missionary Sisters of the Franciscan order.
Premium tools always at your fingertips:
- The chapel – a unique gathering space, restored and furnished with pews and tin ceiling panels from nave to apse
- Computer lab equipped with AutoCAD and Revit software, printers, scanners and plotters
Learn through real-world projects
Watch how SCAD School of Building Arts students partnered with the Historic Savannah Foundation and Habitat for Humanity for a project in the historic Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood.
Join forces with the luminaries of design as we celebrate SCADstyle each year. Through lectures, conversations and workshops with visual leaders and designers, students draw inspiration and form lasting connections with industry powerhouses.
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Learn in a world-class museum environment
All historic preservation students at SCAD enjoy easy access to the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah's premier contemporary art museum. The award-winning facility serves as a teaching museum where you can attend academic classes, film screenings, gallery talks, annual events and more, including lectures and workshops with renowned visiting artists.
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Make your SCAD experience even more unforgettable
We encourage students to take a quarter abroad at one of our international locations as a means of gaining cultural perspective, adding a worldly dimension to their résumés, and drawing inspiration from the sights, sounds and characters of an entirely new setting.
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Take the first step to becoming an historic preservationist
We'll tell you everything you need to know about landing your dream job in historic preservation. Just request more information from SCAD, and let us do the rest.