Transform the consumer experience through industrial design

Create unforgettable products and experiences with top companies

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 Lenova, BMW, AT&T, Clayco, The Coca-Cola Company, Dynacraft, Fisher-Price, Ford Motor Company, Microsoft, and Hewlett-Packard — to invent practical solutions to real-world challenges. The result? Outstanding portfolios that help our graduates take the professional world by storm.

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Industrial design degrees

SCAD's degrees in industrial design are available in Atlanta and Savannah.

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[email protected] 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.

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Student work

“The Will Chair” by industrial design student, Tian Li Cheng, takes home award at the 2018 European Product Design Awards

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Start on the path to success

At SCAD, you’ll learn to flourish in an industry that is integral to every aspect of product design, from concept to creation. Nicholas Baker (B.F.A., industrial design, 2015) shares how SCAD encouraged him to be hands on.

Discover your dream job

"Industrial design at SCAD is incredible. The professors are right out of the industry and know what they're talking about — they help us grow a network. The facilities are state of the art and the equipment is what I'll be using when I graduate from SCAD. There's no other place where you get the opportunities that SCAD provides you."

Cameron Hoss | B.F.A., industrial design, 2018

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.

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