Architecture, MS

The Master of Science degree, first offered in 1984, is intended for individuals with an undergraduate professional degree in architecture who wish to pursue a self-directed program of study at the advanced level. It enables students to gain a greater understanding of the relationship between the discipline and the profession. A total of ten approved courses are required, including one course in Architectural Theory and an individually directed selection of electives from the Master of Architecture program, and a qualifying exam. This degree is normally completed in one calendar year. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in architecture.

View the University’s Academic Requirements for Research Master's Programs.

Curriculum

A total of 10 course units are required.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCourse Units
ARCH 811 Theories of Architecture 1
Elective I 1
Elective II 1
Elective III 1
 Course Units4
Spring
ARCH 812 Field Research 1
Elective IV 1
Elective V 1
Elective VI 1
 Course Units4
Summer
ARCH 815 Research Report 2
 Course Units2
 Total Course Units10

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2018 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.