DECA PARTNERSHIP

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited university, offering more than 100 academic degree programs in more than 40 majors across its locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Lacoste, France; and online via SCAD eLearning. SCAD enrolls more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 100 countries.

The innovative SCAD curriculum is enhanced by advanced professional-level technology and other learning resources, as well as opportunities for internships, professional certifications and collaborative projects with corporate partners. For the fourth year in a row, the prestigious Red Dot Design Rankings recognized SCAD as the No. 1 U.S. university, and for the fifth consecutive year, The Rookies ranked SCAD No. 1 in Best Schools in the World to Study Motion Media Design. Career preparation is woven into every fiber of the university, resulting in a superior alumni employment rate. In a study of Spring 2019 SCAD graduates, 99% were employed, pursuing further education, or both within 10 months of graduation.

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HOW DECA MEMBERS CAN ENGAGE

ON-CAMPUS AND VIRTUAL DAILY TOURS
Explore the spaces where our students thrive. Discover our engaging and vibrant student life. Find out how you can start earning college credits at a pre-college program. Then join our admission team for a Q-and-A at one of our on-campus or daily tours.

INFORMATION SESSIONS NEAR YOU
Join admission staff for a SCAD overview presentation in a city or town near you to learn more about university locations, programs of study, admission guidelines and career options.

SCAD DAYS AND SCAD SPOTLIGHT DAYS
At SCAD Days and Spotlight Days, you join exclusive interactive workshops, tours and engaging presentations about SCAD programs. Participants can also chat one-on-one with admission staff to discuss next steps, location-specific information, financial aid opportunities and more.

PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS
SCAD offers an array of enriching pre-college summer courses and workshops for students. Earn college credit, pursue professional development, or grow your talents in art and design.

JOINT ENROLLMENT AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Through joint enrollment opportunities, you can begin earning college credit while still in high school. You may also apply for GRADpath@SCAD, an accelerated course of study that allows you to earn both your B.F.A. and M.A. in as few as four years or your B.F.A. and M.F.A. in as few as five years.

HOW PARTNER ASSOCIATES CAN ENGAGE

SCAD professors are available to judge competitions, offer a workshop on creativity, leadership and entrepreneurship, discuss the university’s programs of study including service design, advertising and social strategy and management, among others, or offer a design challenge at any of the DECA conferences.

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How Employees Can Engage with DECA

DECA has many opportunities for organizations and their employees to engage with DECA. From volunteering as a classroom speaker, mentor or judge, to representing your company by exhibiting to advertising in publications, there are countless opportunities to engage with DECA and its membership.

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