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Master of Science in Architecture

Master of Science in Architecture

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
The Master of Science degree program provides an opportunity for advanced study and contribution to knowledge in the field through the thesis. It leads to the Master of Science in architecture (MS) as a post professional degree and applicants must have, or expect to complete, a professional degree in architecture to be eligible for the MS program. Students complete a minimum of four terms in residence and are required to complete 9 credits in ARCH 503 Thesis or Terminal Project (ARCH 619). Students in this program are expected to develop an individual research topic in one or more of the following areas of faculty research: Building environments: quality, function and aesthetics; Sustainable cities and settlements, livable communities, urban design, housing design; Green technologies, high-performance envelopes, net-zero buildings, eco-districts; Craft and fabrication: green building materials and products; Behavioral factors: cultural, social, and economic sustainability; Raising levels of occupant and community member perception, performance, and health; Design modeling, simulations, and communications; Architectural and urban history, preservation, adaptive reuse; The post professional MS curriculum focuses on individual research that draws from professional and general university courses and consultation with the student’s advisor and thesis committee.