MFA in Themed Entertainment Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

MFA in Themed Entertainment Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

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.

M.F.A. in themed entertainment design

Available at: - Savannah

  • ARCH 714 Advanced Parametric Design and Generative Modeling Strategies for the Building Arts*
  • ARTH 757 Media Art
  • CLC 580 Collaboration†
  • ELDS 704 Electronic Design*
  • INDS 503 Design Visualization, Communication and Documentation
  • PROD 750 Digital Visualization for Production Design
  • PROD 770 Professional Practices in Production Design
  • THED 720 Themed Entertainment Industry
  • THED 730 Concept Design Studio
  • THED 735 Component Design Studio
  • THED 765 Design for Themed Entertainment
  • THED 775 Themed Environments and Attractions: Design Development
  • THED 777 Collaborative Design Studio
  • THED 790 Themed Entertainment Design M.F.A. Thesis

— 700-level ANIM, ARCH, DWRI, FILM, IDUS, INDS, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SERV, SFDM, SNDS or VSFX elective† — 700-level ANIM, ARCH, DWRI, FILM, IDUS, INDS, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SERV, SFDM, SNDS or VSFX elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 90 hours

entertainment design

Careers in themed entertainment

Become a visual development artist. Become a zoo designer. Become a theme park designer. From Universal Studios’ “Wizarding World of Harry Potter” to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, themed entertainment designers create unforgettable experiences across a broad spectrum of entertainment parks, visitor attractions, resorts, hotels, restaurants and museums. They construct unique environments that empower, inform and entertain — and SCAD offers the first and only M.F.A. degree program in this rapidly growing, multibillion-dollar international business.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Attraction designer
  • Theme park designer
  • Ride engineer
  • Exhibit designer
  • Senior game designer
  • Zoo designer
  • Aquarium exhibit designer
  • Show producer
  • Visual development artist
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 15, 2016
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