12 months
1399 USD/credit 50364 USD/year
1399 USD/credit 50364 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Architecture at Thomas Jefferson University is an advanced post-professional degree designed for students who have a previous degree in architecture or related field, and would like to pursue a rigorous academic investigation into a clearly defined research agenda framed around their interests. 


With the plethora of graduate level courses offered in the College of Architecture and Built Environment, and the diversity of faculty experience, students are uniquely positioned to conduct advanced research in architectural practice, as well as how the field intersects with associated disciplines.  

The MS in Architecture degree from Thomas Jefferson University can prepare graduates for specialist, consulting, and research positions in the broad field of the built environment in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry.


  • This post-professional program is research-based and prepares students for specialist and consulting positions in the broad field of the built environment in the architecture, engineering and construction industries. 
  • You will be able to work in an office while conducting research, and can even get elective course credit for time spent in an office. 

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Bridge Design Studio
  • Interdisciplinary Sustainable Design Studio 
  • Research Methods
  • Principals and Methodologies of Sustainable Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can sent electronically by the institution to enroll@jefferson.edu or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: In 750 words or less, describe your intended research.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  • Portfolio: A portfolio is strongly recommended  for students applying for the MS in Architecture program. Applicants from the architecture or design disciplines should include creative and/or professional work in architecture, interior design and/or the visual arts. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    50364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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