Create unforgettable experiences with themed entertainment

Pursue your career as a themed entertainment designer at the first and only university to offer an M.F.A. degree in this multibillion-dollar international business. We leverage a creative culture to give you access to related programs and work with professional partners on innovative concepts. Our faculty members have designed experiences for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Universal Parks and Resorts and Walt Disney Imagineering — now it’s your turn to lead the professional sphere as a creative thinker, storyteller, designer and producer.

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Themed entertainment design degree

SCAD's themed entertainment design degree is offered in Savannah.

  - Savannah

Student work

THED, Delfin Gomez, Meng Sun, Spring 2014

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Dream up a world of possibilities

At SCAD, students experience real-world design challenges through the SCAD Collaborative Learning Center and by entering prestigious global competitions, giving them the competitive edge. SCAD student teams won both first and second place at Walt Disney Imagineering's 2018 Imaginations Design Competition — the first time in its 27-year history that a single university took home both top honors.

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.

Learn more about themed entertainment design careers

"Being around the creative energy students generate is invigorating. As a professor, I am inspired by their innovative nature."

Michael Devine | Production design, themed entertainment design professor

Related programs

Many themed entertainment design students choose to explore related fields while they are here and even take additional courses to complement their primary area of concentration. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style through these related programs:

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