Master in Urban Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

Master in Urban Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

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, Lacoste and Hong Kong, 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.

Master of urban design

Available at: - Savannah

  • ARCH 765 Emerging Urban Issues
  • ARLH 739 Urban Form and Civic Ideals through History
  • ELDS 720 Geospatial Analysis and Digital Design for Urban Environments
  • HIPR 726 Revitalizing Downtowns
  • URBA 709 Graduate Urban Design Studio I: Placemaking at the Neighborhood Scale
  • URBA 719 Real Estate Regulation and Finance
  • URBA 725 Urban Ecology
  • URBA 729 Graduate Urban Design Studio II: The Scale of Town and City
  • URBA 739 Economics of Urban and Regional Development
  • URBA 759 Graduate Urban Design Studio III: The Region and Metropolis
  • URBA 769 Urban Design Research Seminar
  • URBA 779F Graduate Field Internship*
  • URBA 779T Graduate Teaching Internship*
  • URBA 791 Graduate Urban Design Studio IV: Thesis I - Research and Conceptual Design
  • URBA 792 Graduate Urban Design Studio V: Thesis II - Design Development and Final Exposition

— 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 urban design

Become an ecologist. Become a facilitator. Become a real estate developer. Urban designers investigate and implement sustainable strategies for the neighborhood, city and mega-city. They consider historical patterns of urban settlement and form-making, contemporary forces impacting cities worldwide, and the legal and financial framework of urban development.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • City planner
  • Real estate developer
  • Transportation planner
  • Urban designer
  • Planning and development manager
  • Zoning administrator
  • Ecologist
  • Facilitator
  • Environmental planner
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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