Master of Architecture (M.Arch) Degree in Architecture
The Master of Architecture (M.Arch) program prepares and empowers the graduate through education and the process of designing and creating–to make visual and physical changes to our built environment that enhance both its quality and our experience of it.
Upon completion of the graduate level Final Project, students are able to make positive contributions to the practice of architecture and urban design.
Both the 63-unit and 87-unit degree program tracks are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which governs all architectural schools seeking accreditation.
Note: All placement into architecture classes is pending ESL evaluation, ESL 604 placement necessary to start architecture classes.
Applicants who graduate from a NAAB accredited 5 year B.ARCH program or equivalent with international ERES evaluation are eligible for Track I (63 units). Final placement will be determined after portfolio review.
Applicants who graduate from a 4 or 5 year non-NAAB accredited Bachelor’s program in Architecture are eligible for Track I (63 units). Final placement will be determined after portfolio review.
Applicants who graduate with an unrelated undergraduate degree will be placed into Track II (87 units)
As per NAAB applicants are required to provide proof of 45 non-architecture related units from their undergraduate degree. ERES evaluation or official transcripts required to determine unit count. A minimum of 105 undergraduate units are required to enter the Track I (63-units) program and a minimum of 81 units are required to enter the Track II (87-units) program.