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Graduate Admissions

The UMN School of Architecture offers graduate-level programs in architecture:

Master of Architecture

M.S. in Arch. - Sustainable Design

M.S. in Arch. - Metropolitan Design

M.S. in Arch. - Research Practices

M. Heritage Studies and Public History


The Master of Architecture program is the professional degree for those seeking to become licensed architects. 

The four M.S. programs offer a combination of academic and applied research opportunities, as well as professionally-oriented coursework, however, they do not satisfy the educational requirement for professional licensing.

The graduate admissions pages here will guide you through the admission process for these 5 programs.  Please pay careful attention to slight variations in the required application materials depending on the degree sought.





PLEASE NOTE:  Electronic submission of the portfolio is now our preferred method.  Visit Application Process for more information.



M. Arch — January 15, 2021
For preferred consideration for scholarships

M.S. SD — Rolling Admissions

Apply 4 months before entry

M.S. MD — Rolling Admissions

Apply 4 months before entry

M.S. RP — Rolling Admissions

Apply 4 months before entry

M. HSPH — March 2019

Our professional M. Arch. program can be combined with one of the M.S. programs as a Concurrent Degrees.


School of Architecture
145 Rapson Hall
89 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Fax: 612-624-5743


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