Master in Fibers

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

Master in Fibers

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Interweaving creativity and success

The SCAD fibers department is the largest of its kind in the U.S., with a comprehensive curriculum and large, inspiring facilities stocked with top-of-the-line tools and resources. As a student at SCAD, you will join the elite ranks of fibers students who regularly win major awards at professional competitions and scholarships. Follow in the footsteps of our successful fibers alumni, who have gone on to land incredible jobs for leading companies like Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Martha Stewart Living, Diane von Furstenberg, Lilly Pulitzer, Macy's and more.

M.A. in fibers

Available at: - Savannah

  • FIBR 502 Materiality and Meaning in Fibers*
  • SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking*
  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research*
  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • FIBR 704 Surfaces and Structures
  • FIBR 707 Fabric History as Source
  • FIBR 716 Fiber and Fabric Exploration
  • FIBR 724 Digital Surface Design Studio I: From Concept to Client Presentation†
  • FIBR 728 Structural Materials and Processes†
  • FIBR 745 Studio Issues in Fibers I: Research and Development
  • FIBR 748 Professional Practices in Fibers
  • FIBR 749 Fibers M.A. Final Project

— 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 45 hours*

M.F.A. in fibers

Available at: - Savannah

  • FIBR 502 Materiality and Meaning in Fibers*
  • SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking*
  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research*
  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • ARTH 702 Art Criticism
  • FIBR 704 Surfaces and Structures
  • FIBR 707 Fabric History as Source
  • FIBR 716 Fiber and Fabric Exploration
  • FIBR 738 Contemporary Theory in Fibers
  • FIBR 745 Studio Issues in Fibers I: Research and Development
  • FIBR 748 Professional Practices in Fibers
  • FIBR 765 Seminar in Fibers
  • FIBR 772 Studio Issues in Fibers II: Analytic Practice
  • FIBR 775 Studio Issues in Fibers III: Synthesis
  • FIBR 779F Graduate Field Internship†
  • FIBR 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
  • FIBR 790 Fibers M.F.A. Thesis

— Directed 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 fibers

Become a textile designer. Become a wallpaper designer. Become an embroidery designer. SCAD fibers alumni open their own studios and businesses and work at and for universities, galleries, community arts programs and leading companies that include Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Martha Stewart Living, Paper Source, Diane von Furstenberg, Duralee Fabrics, Lilly Pulitzer, Macy’s, Target, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Mohawk Fabric Company and Brintons.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Stationery and gift-wrap designer
  • Textile designer
  • Display designer
  • Wallpaper designer
  • Rug designer
  • Studio production artist
  • Colorist
  • Textile museum curator
  • Textile stylist

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

  • Anthropologie
  • Chrysler
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Target
  • Lilly Pulitzer
  • Loloi Rugs
  • Nordstrom
  • Title Nine
  • Gymboree
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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