What will I learn?

If you've ever witnessed the beauty of a horse in motion, or the unspoken communication between rider and mount, you understand that equestrian studies are an art form. At SCAD, we celebrate all things equine through an advanced equestrian studies degree. With gorgeous facilities, a mild climate perfectly suited to riding year-round and a championship equestrian team, there's no better place to launch a career in the equine arts. Whether you're interested in riding at the college level, earning your degree in equestrian studies, or simply remaining immersed in the equestrian culture while pursuing another degree in art and design, you belong at SCAD.

Careers in the equestrian arts

Become a horse show director. Become a equestrian trainer. Become a sport horse sales broker. The options are limitless at SCAD, where we embrace the equestrian culture through a diverse program tailored to your needs.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Horse show director
  • Equestrian trainer
  • Sport horse sales broker
  • Equestrian events manager
  • Equine business manager
  • Equine accessories designer
  • Equine facilities manager
  • Equine marketing specialist
  • Equine journalist

Which department am I in?

School of Liberal Arts

Study options

Full Time (180 hours)

Tuition fees
US$37,575.00 per year
Start date

Expected March, September 2021


Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull Street,



31401, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Student must have a U.S. high school diploma or equivalent program.

For international students

Student must have a U.S. high school diploma or equivalent program.

English is the language of instruction for all classes at SCAD. Students are required to demonstrate their current level of proficiency to receive an ESL waiver or take a placement test administered by the SCAD Language Studio during international orientation.

  • The student has Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) minimum scores (SCAD code 5631):
    • 550 on the paper-based test.
    • 85 on the Internet-based test with minimum score of 20 on each section.
  • The student has an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) composite score of at least 6.5 with a score of at least 6.5 in both reading and writing.
  • The student has an American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) score of at least "advanced high" on the writing proficiency portion of the test.
  • The student has passed the Pearson's PTE Academic with an overall score of 58 with a 53 minimum in each category.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.