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M.Arch, Onsite

Master of Architecture

Sophia Kim, Master of Architecture Student; Project title: "Crossover"

Course: C Studio Fall 2010, Instructor: Casey Hughes

The Onsite Master of Architecture Track centers on concurrent design practice and academic study. Students work in classrooms, in communities, and in local firms to examine the social and cultural contexts of their work. As they advance, students develop a personal design philosophy and methods of working while mastering structures and environmental systems. At defined intervals, students submit a design portfolio with evidence of their learning and competencies in both practice and academic study in order to progress. All graduate students complete a three-semester-long design thesis process to explore an idea that has personal significance and larger value to the community and to the discipline of architecture.


Students with prior design education and practice experience may apply to the Master of Architecture degree.

Through Practice students are engaged in professional practice in design firms, earning income and degree credits. Graduates are fully-realized designers with impressive resumes, portfolios, and professional networks...more


The Master of Architecture program is divided in to three segments: Foundation, Integration and Synthesis...more