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Architecture, Master

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Overview

Situated within the oldest technological institute in the us, the program draws upon a vast resource of science and engineering expertise in support of the school’s commitment to architecture as a project of interdisciplinary and social engagement. We envision the future of architecture transformed by a new generation of design research, creativity, innovation and new methodologies in the service of a socially vibrant and sustainable built environment.

The master of architecture graduate program is a three and one half year program leading to a NAAB accredited professional degree in architecture. The program is open to applicants with a baccalaureate or equivalent degree in any discipline or field of study. Students come from the full range of liberal arts, design, science and engineering disciplines and are able to show evidence of analytical and creative skills. The first year of the curriculum constitutes the core foundation of design, technology, history and critical theory courses. The second two years of the curriculum build on the foundation with integrated advanced design studios and seminars.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Graduate Design Studio
  • Graduate Architecture Design 1
  • History, Theory, Criticism 1
  • Graduate Architecture Design 1
  • Structures 1
  • Material and Construction Systems
  • Digital Constructs 1
  • History, Theory, Criticism 2
  • Environmental and Ecological Systems
  • Graduate Architecture Design 2
  • Digital Constructs 2
  • Economics and Architecture

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • A portfolio of creative works is required and must be submitted digitally using the online graduate application
The following materials must be submitted via the online application:
  • Nonrefundable application processing fee of $75.
  • Statement of Background and Goals
  • Resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Writing samples, if required by department.
  • Portfolio, if required by department.
  • IT Background Evaluation form (IT only).

Tuition Fee

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    54000 USD/year
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    54000 USD/year
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  • In-State

    54000 USD/year
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Living costs for Troy

  • 958 - 2090 USD/month
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Funding

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