College of Architecture and Planning

School of Architecture

M.Arch. (Master of Architecture)

Program Purpose

The Master of Architecture (2-year) is a professional program leading to the Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) degree and prepares students for careers as licensed architects. The Master of Architecture 3 year + program is designed for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in architecture. The program can be completed by students in just over three years of study and prepares students for professional practice as an architect.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of and skill in utilizing varied design methods to solve architectural design problems of various scales and complexities.
  • Students will have developed a high level of architectural communication, understanding the latest advancements in digital design and its integrated fabrication. Students will be able to present their ideas using verbal, written and graphic methods in simulated real world settings. They will have developed a professional representation of their work and be equipped to defend it.
  • The students will understand how to generate and interpret complex community based data to inform their building designs. They will able to analyze diverse communities and cultural phenomena and interpret the same in architectural terms.