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M.Arch + M.S. Degrees

Students who successfully complete an MS degree concurrently with the M. Arch program are eligible to receive 936 hours of IDP credit -- that is 17% of the 5,600 hours of mandatory internship for registration as an architect.

 

CONCURRENT DEGREE PROGRAM: M.Arch + M.S. Degrees

Students who enter the M.Arch program may also apply to one of the M.S. in Architecture programs (Sustainable Design, Heritage Conservation and Preservation, or Metropolitan Design).  The "Concurrent Degree" program enables M.Arch students to overlap up to 24 credits from the 90-credit M.Arch program.  Students in the "Concurrent Degree" program can complete both degrees in a minimum of 3 1/2 years (seven semesters). 

Concurrent Degree Admission Requirements

 

For information on the Concurrent Degree curriclum for the M.S. in Architecture see the related programs:

M.S. in Architecture - Heritage Conservation and Preservation

M.S. in Architecture - Sustainable Design

M.S. in Architecture - Metropolitan Design

M.S. in Architecture - Research Practices

 

 

 

 

 

M. Arch Students who wish to add on the MS degree as a concurrent degree need submit the following application items. Item #1 is completed online.  Items nos. 2,3, and 4 are submitted directly to the School of Architecture office.

  1. Graduate School Change of Status Form.
  2. Current unofficial transcript.
  3. Essay

    M.S. in ArchitectureSustainable Design Track
    Essay may be up to 1,000 words, outlining Sustainable Design as an area of study. Please define possible research topics to be pursued, your experience and preparation for the field, career goals and other relevant information that supports the application.

    M.S. in Architecture – Heritage Preservation & Conservation Concentration
    Write a brief statement up to 1000 words explaining your interests in, and commitment to, heritage conservation and preservation as an area of study. Define possible research topics to be pursued, your experience and preparation for the field, career goals, and other relevant information that supports the application.

    M.S in Architecture – Metropolitan Design Concentration
    A statement up to 1000 words, outlining specific interests in the metropolitan design area of study. Please define possible research topics to be pursued, your experience and preparation for the field, career goals, and other relevant information that supports the application. 

    M.S in Architecture – Research Practices Concentration
    This program is pending final review and expected to accept applications in June 2013. Please check back for more information.

  4. Portfolio / Writing Sample

    MS in ArchitectureSustainable Design Track
    Submit a portfolio of no more than 10 pages/sides that demonstrates your design ability, sustainable practices, or professional accomplishment. Design studio projects may be included. Other work showing artistic or design ability or facility with digital technology may also be included. The portfolio must be bound and no larger than 8.5 x 11 inches. Please do not send slides or CDs.

    M.S. in ArchitectureHeritage Preservation & Conservation Concentration
    NO PORTFOLIO IS REQUIRED
    Instead, please provide a sample of your writing, in English, from a recent architecture, landscape architecture, art history, preservation, or related course or project. Applicants may submit a professional report or published article. This requirement is intended to provide the committee with a sample of your research, communication, and analytical skills.

    M.S. in ArchitectureMetropolitan Design Concentration
    Submit a portfolio of no more than 10 pages/sides that demonstrates your design ability, or professional accomplishment. Design studio projects may be included. Other work showing artistic or design ability or facility with digital technology may also be included. The portfolio must be bound and no larger than 8.5 x 11 inches. Please do not send slides or CDs.

    M.S in ArchitectureResearch Practices Concentration
    This program is pending final review and expected to accept applications in June 2013. Please check back for more information.

 

 

 

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