Master of Architecture Professional Degree

The two-year professional degree program, intended for students entering with a four-year baccalaureate in architectural studies, emphasizes further study in architectural disciplines. Students may elect to concentrate in any one of several areas of specialization aligned with research-oriented program areas.

Candidates admitted with full or limited status to the two-year professional degree program must complete at least 62 hours of graduate work. Candidates admitted with full status may complete the program in two years of full-time academic study.

ARCH 501Architectural Practice3
ARCH 517Architectural History 1850-Present3
ARCH 536Planning and Design of Structural Systems4
ARCH 537Environmental Control Systems II4
ARCH 538Econ Issues in Arch Develop4
Three graduate design studios18
ARCH 577Theories of Architecture4
ARCH 575
Electives (Architecture graduate seminars and other approved courses)16
Total Hours62

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Candidates must spend at least four semesters and earn at least half of the required graduate hours in residence
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Must earn a letter grade of C or better in all core courses.
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For additional details and requirements refer to the department's program page and the Graduate College Handbook.