Visual Effects, M.A. Program By Savannah College of Art and Design |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

40,050 USDTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Communication and Media StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Join the leagues of SCAD visual effects alumni, who have shared Academy Awards for their work  on such phenomenal films as “Avengers: Endgame,” “Frozen 2,” “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” “Toy Story 4,” and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” At SCAD, we set you up for success with access to high-end, professional digital tools, and top-of-the-line studios and equipment. Our faculty includes an impressive roster of professionals who have worked for the giants of the industry, and who are the visual effects masterminds behind the most iconic animated films of our era. Now it’s your turn to follow suit. SCAD provides tools and career resources to help students find success in their chosen fields. Visual effects is an ever-evolving field. In order to thrive in such an industry, many students choose to pursue a double major or related minor while they are here. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style — all while earning multiple degrees.

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Join the leagues of SCAD visual effects alumni, who have shared Academy Awards for their work  on such phenomenal films as “Avengers: Endgame,” “Frozen 2,” “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” “Toy Story 4,” and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” At SCAD, we set you up for success with access to high-end, professional digital tools, and top-of-the-line studios and equipment. Our faculty includes an impressive roster of professionals who have worked for the giants of the industry, and who are the visual effects masterminds behind the most iconic animated films of our era. Now it’s your turn to follow suit. SCAD provides tools and career resources to help students find success in their chosen fields. Visual effects is an ever-evolving field. In order to thrive in such an industry, many students choose to pursue a double major or related minor while they are here. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style — all while earning multiple degrees.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

85+
6.5+
3+
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.
1 Year
Jan
Mar
  • Candidates are required to submit references or letter(s) of recommendation for acceptance

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

40,050 USD
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International Students

40,050 USD
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