Streamlining the world through industrial design
Industrial designers shape our world, from games and gadgets, to bicycles and boats, to highchairs and helmets. As a student at SCAD, you'll get hands-on experience bringing your ideas to reality, carrying on our great tradition of developing world-class designers. In recent years, our students have worked with some of the most recognizable brands in the world — including Coca-Cola, Hewlett-Packard, AT&T, Dell, Mattel, Microsoft, Reebok and Fisher-Price — to invent practical solutions to real challenges. The result? Outstanding portfolios that help our graduates take the professional world by storm.
Pursue your passion with GRADpath@SCAD
GRADpath@SCAD offers incoming freshmen the opportunity to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees in an accelerated and continuous program of study.
Graphic design students may complete a B.F.A. and M.A. in as few as four years or a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in as few as five years.
Industrial design degrees
SCAD's degrees in industrial design are available in Atlanta and Savannah.
- Atlanta - Savannah
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Learn to combine art and science
As the creative director at JMR Development, SCAD alumnus Jonathan Assaraf (B.F.A. industrial design) develops packaging for cosmetics and perfume. Here, he shares his insight on the blend of art and science behind every great product design.
Discover your dream job
"I have been doing projects with SCAD for many years, and it's well deserved that they are recognized for the innovative work their students produce. Their world-class level of passion and state-of-the-art design education is unparalleled in our industry."Joe Jasinski | Global director of design for Dell Computers
SCAD 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.
Learn more about the groundbreaking SCADpad project
Related majors and minors
Industrial design students collaborate with their peers in design management, design for sustainability and other programs, often choosing to pursue a double major or minor and expand their professional prowess.