Animation, M.F.A. (Online) Program By Savannah College of Art and Design |Top Universities
Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

80,100 USDTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Communication and Media StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

MFA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

 "No. 1 Animation School in the South, No. 1 M.A. in Animation Program in the U.S. — Animation Career Review 2022"

Illuminate  fantastical realms and characters that launch careers, bring joy to fans, and take the world by storm. Named a top animation program in the U.S. year after year by Animation Career Review, SCAD provides every resource to help you develop your signature style in 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation, digital modeling, rigging, lighting, and look development. As you work with top companies and peers, you’ll become a pro at collaboration — just like in the real world. SCAD animation alumni join forces with the world's biggest studios such as Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Pixar, and Walt Disney Animation Studios. At SCAD, everything you need to become a professional animator is at your fingertips. From high performance digital workstations to state-of-the-art motion capture systems, SCAD offers animation students the same resources they'll use in their professional careers. Every SCAD student has a powerful network of fellow creatives at their fingertips. Work with peers and professors in programs like visual effects, sound design, and film and television — or consider supercharging your degree with a double major or minor in a related field.

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

MFA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

 "No. 1 Animation School in the South, No. 1 M.A. in Animation Program in the U.S. — Animation Career Review 2022"

Illuminate  fantastical realms and characters that launch careers, bring joy to fans, and take the world by storm. Named a top animation program in the U.S. year after year by Animation Career Review, SCAD provides every resource to help you develop your signature style in 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation, digital modeling, rigging, lighting, and look development. As you work with top companies and peers, you’ll become a pro at collaboration — just like in the real world. SCAD animation alumni join forces with the world's biggest studios such as Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Pixar, and Walt Disney Animation Studios. At SCAD, everything you need to become a professional animator is at your fingertips. From high performance digital workstations to state-of-the-art motion capture systems, SCAD offers animation students the same resources they'll use in their professional careers. Every SCAD student has a powerful network of fellow creatives at their fingertips. Work with peers and professors in programs like visual effects, sound design, and film and television — or consider supercharging your degree with a double major or minor in a related field.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

3+
85+
6.5+
While not required of most applicants, submission of GRE scores is strongly encouraged for applicants to architectural history, art history, business design and arts leaderships and cinema studies. Additionally, if your undergraduate program doesn't meet certain requirements regarding accreditation and/or approval by the U.S. Department of Education, GRE scores may be required. Please discuss this with your admission adviser to be sure what will be required of you. Acceptance into graduate programs at SCAD is based heavily on the portfolio. Unlike undergraduate portfolios, graduate program portfolios are required for acceptance and must be program-specific. Each program has its preferred types of portfolios.
2 Years
Jan
Mar
  • Candidates are required to submit references or letter(s) of recommendation for acceptance

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

80,100 USD
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International Students

80,100 USD
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