Plan your future in urban design

Not only are we the only art and design university in the U.S. to offer a Master of Urban Design degree, we do it all in the midst of one of the most celebrated city plans in the world. Beyond your homebase in Savannah, you may also study for a quarter or more at our locations in Atlanta and Lacoste, where you can observe first-hand how cities grow and function in different contexts and on different continents. We give you all of the tools you'll need to thrive as an urban designer, making cityscapes more beautiful, more functional and more vibrant.

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Urban design degrees

SCAD's urban design degree is offered in Savannah.

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Student work

URBA, Josue Edgardo Tejeda, Tegucigopla, Spring2013

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Join creative collaborations

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 and the World Architecture News Urban Design Award for its innovations.

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"I am inspired to share my ideas with others so we might contribute to the creation of more equitable, resilient and delightful neighborhoods, public places, cities and regions. Such an ambition is necessarily collaborative and requires the dedication of talented students ... who will go forth to shape the city of tomorrow."

Ryan Madson | Architecture, urban design professor

Related programs and certificates

Many urban 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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