Careers in architecture

Become an architect. Become a construction manager. Become a zoning official. Become a real estate developer. SCAD molds professionals who consider a range of issues — from the social to the sustainable — as they create and renew the buildings and spaces in which people work, gather, play and live.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Architect
  • Building inspector
  • Building construction manager/performance evaluator

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • American Institute of Architects
  • Fentress Architects

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.

Architecture student cutting windows on building model

SCAD will see you to success

We support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the SCAD office of career and alumni success offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including:

  • Résumé development
  • Portfolio building
  • Mock interviews
  • Self-promotion
  • Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities

With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will help you kick-start your creative career.

Take the next step

Begin your career in architecture with a degree from SCAD. Our B.F.A. and professional M.Arch. degrees are offered in Savannah and supplemented by opportunities to study all over the world.

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