Architecture, Master | Catholic University of America | Washington, D. C., United States
24 months
1200 USD/credit 36000 USD/year
1200 USD/credit 36000 USD/year
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Architecture curriculum at The Catholic University of America offers a range of advanced programs and concentrations for students committed to becoming stewards of the social, natural, and built environment.


Developed around the philosophy that successful stewardship comes from the collaboration between design professionals, policy and science experts, and members of the community, the Architecture graduate program from Catholic University of America takes an interdisciplinary approach that builds on the University’s rich heritage as a graduate and research center.


The professional and post-professional programs at the School of Architecture and Planning give students the opportunity to examine architecture and its role in contemporary culture through art, science, and history while furthering their study through observation, analysis, and synthesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sacred Space/Cultural Studies
  • Technology and Media in Architecture and Interiors 
  • Real Estate Development 
  • Urban Practice
  • Classical Architecture and Urbanism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH
  • Path A (architecture degree): 60 credits
  • Path B (no architecture degree): 111 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Language proficiency
  • Catholic University application and fee
  • Statement of Purpose (typically one or two pages covering academic and professional goals)
  • Resume
  • Three (3) letters of reference, including at least one non-academic.
  • Unofficial Transcript from each college or university attended. Unofficial Transcripts in a language other than English must be accompanied by a certified translated version.  
  • Official transcripts are required upon acceptance.
  • A minimum of a 2.8 GPA in undergraduate studies is required, though a 3.0 GPA is strongly desired. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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