MFA in Service Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

MFA in Service Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

The future reimagined through service design

Service designers are changing the world, bringing innovation and a human-centered approach to health care, transportation, education, and retail. SCAD was the first university in the U.S. to offer both B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in this burgeoning field, and you can join the legacy of innovation that thrives here. First, take advantage of small classes with faculty who are also practicing professionals, opportunities to work with leading organizations and collaboration with creative peers — then create the design solutions of tomorrow.

M.F.A. in service design

Available at: - Savannah

  • SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation*
  • SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking*
  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research*
  • ANTH 701 Global Cultural Theory
  • DMGT 720 Design Innovation Development and Marketing Strategies
  • DMGT 783 Design Futures: Trends, Foresight, and Intuition
  • IACT 701 Theory of Interaction Design
  • IACT 731 Information Architecture for Designers
  • IDUS 711 Methods of Contextual Research
  • SERV 711 Service Design: Principles and Practice
  • SERV 722 Critical Methods of Prototyping Services and Experiences
  • SERV 724 User-centered Design for Services
  • SERV 728 Service Design Studio I: Creation of Services, Products, Interfaces, and Experiences
  • SERV 753 Service, Innovation, and Enterprise
  • SERV 769 Service Design Studio II: Pleasure-based Approaches to Service Design
  • SERV 779F Graduate Field Internship†
  • SERV 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
  • SERV 790 Service Design M. F. A. Thesis

— 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 service design

Become a multimedia designer. Become a UI designer. Become an application designer. Service designers know how to identify and satisfy unmet needs in a wide range of sectors — such as healthcare, transportation, education, finance, and retail. SCAD prepares students to take leadership roles in large service organizations in the private and public sectors — spearheading change processes, envisioning the future, managing multidisciplinary teams and overcoming innovation roadblocks.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Application designer
  • Design manager in retail
  • Design manager in product and consumer goods
  • Retail designer
  • Service designer
  • User interface designer
  • Web designer
  • Retail display/exhibition designer
  • Multimedia designer
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 25, 2018
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