Master On Campus Online


Southern Illinois University

15 months
35213 USD/year
35213 USD/year
14085 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Architecture degree at Southern Illinois University is a combined Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and a graduate professional program leading to the accredited Master of Architecture degree. 


Key Features

Master’s degree programs may consist of a pre-professional undergraduate degree and a professional graduate degree that, when earned sequentially, constitute an accredited professional education.

Students may complete the Architecture degree at Southern Illinois University in as little as 15 months of study! (Most master’s degree programs require 24 months.) The reduced timeframe can result in a savings of thousands of dollars in tuition, rent, and other living expenses while fully preparing the graduate for a professional career.

We are proud of our broad-based program which focuses on the study of:

  • the architecture of the Upper Mississippi Delta Region
  • global architecture
  • the development of technical tools that will achieve excellence in architecture
  • ecologically responsive architecture

Students are required to develop their individual research theses and/or design projects augmented by selected seminars and interdisciplinary courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Management and Operations
  • Construction Project Management
  • Time, Value and Risk Management
  • Budget and Cost Management
  • Global Traditions in Architecture
  • Regional Architecture Studio
  • Comprehensive Architecture Design Studio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.7 (on a grading scale with 4.0=A; approximately a "B-" average) on the last two years of Bachelor's coursework
  • 3.0 on all previous graduate work (approximately a "B" average)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 15 months.
  • National

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 15 months.
  • In-State

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14085 USD per year during 15 months.

Living costs for Carbondale

1100 - 1500 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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