Master in Sound Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

Master in Sound Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

The sound of success

Pursue your passion for sound design at the first and only university to confer B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in the field. You will be immersed in a curriculum that models the workflow of professional media production, taking your work to the next level even before you graduate. At SCAD, you'll also benefit from collaboration with peers in other film and digital media departments, working together to develop films, animation and video games.

M.A. in sound design

Available at: - Savannah

  • CINE 703 Research Methodology in Cinema Studies
  • SNDS 705 Production Mixing
  • SNDS 729 Theory and Practice in Sound Design
  • SNDS 730 Scoring to Picture
  • SNDS 734 ADR and Foley Mixing
  • SNDS 737 Game Audio Design*
  • SNDS 743 Postproduction Methodologies*
  • SNDS 749 Sound Design M.A. Final Project

— 700-level ARTH elective — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 45 hours

M.F.A. in sound design

Available at: - Savannah

  • CINE 703 Research Methodology in Cinema Studies
  • SNDS 705 Production Mixing
  • SNDS 729 Theory and Practice in Sound Design
  • SNDS 730 Scoring to Picture
  • SNDS 734 ADR and Foley Mixing
  • SNDS 737 Game Audio Design*
  • SNDS 741 Sound Effects and Dialogue Editing
  • SNDS 743 Postproduction Methodologies*
  • SNDS 755 Sound Design M.F.A. Studio
  • SNDS 756 Sound Art and Installation
  • SNDS 761 Audio Signal Processing
  • SNDS 776 Surround Sound for Media
  • SNDS 779F Graduate Field Internship†
  • SNDS 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
  • SNDS 790 Sound Design M.F.A. Thesis

— 700-level ARTH 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

Careers in sound design

Become a production mixer. Become a sound editor. Become an audio educator. SCAD sound design graduates have won Emmy and Golden Reel awards and worked on Oscar-winning films — in part, because these alumni studied with preeminent faculty members who have authored books on the subject and collaborated on films including “Reservoir Dogs,” “Die Hard,” “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” and “Ocean's Eleven,” and TV shows such as “Two and a Half Men” and “Futurama.”

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Production mixer
  • Sound editor
  • Game audio designer
  • Dialogue editor
  • Music editor
  • ADR and Foley mixer
  • Live theater sound designer and mixer
  • Audio editor for books on tape

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Turner Broadcasting
  • Disney
  • Soundelux
  • NBC
  • Sony Games
  • Sony Pictures
  • Danetracks
  • Naughty Dog
  • Wildfire Studios
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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