Architects create homes, office towers, schools and churches. They are talented people with a flair for design, an awareness of social trends, keen business sense, a solid understanding of building science and the law, as it pertains to the practice of architecture. The word “versatile” may have been invented to describe Architects!
Programs in Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture
If you are interested in pursuing a career as a licensed architect, the Bachelor of Architecture program offers a curriculum that will prepare you with the credentials and knowledge you need to secure licensure in many states. This program will teach you both the foundation of the profession as well as the advanced theories and practical application of creating inspirational structures in a sustainable manner. Choose from an Accelerated Track (4 years) or a Traditional Track (5 years).
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
If you are interested in a career in architecture and design with a goal of accelerating the time to graduation and career entry, the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture program provides a convenient pathway to your goals. Depending on your preference, you can choose between a Traditional Track (4 years) and an Accelerated Track (3 years). Our accelerated program is designed to allow career-focused students to enter the architecture workforce as quickly as possible or to continue with their education to earn a masters degree in architecture.
Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management prepares students to enter the construction management profession working with designers, owners, and constructors. A graduate of the Construction Management program will have successfully demonstrated leadership, business management acumen, and technological understanding of the current practices and theories in Construction Management. Through coursework, community involvement, and other extracurricular activities, students will gain an appreciation for the urban environment and study methods of reusing current buildings toward a broader deﬁnition of responsible, energy-eﬃcient practices.
Master of Architecture I
The Master of Architecture I is a NAAB accredited, first professional degree, giving you the skills to turn your interests into practice as well as the opportunity to pursue state architecture licensure. This program offers two-year and three-year tracks, allowing you to chart the course that best fits your experience and needs. This master’s degree in architecture complements your existing skills while expanding your professional horizons as you work toward state licensure.
Master of Architecture II
The Master of Architecture II degree was created for students seeking career advancement. This program will expand your expertise in the context, theory, and history of structural development. Designed for students already possessing a first professional degree in architecture, the Master of Architecture II builds on foundational knowledge in art and design with a program that integrates thesis-based learning and coursework to explore architecture in the context of history and theory, tectonics, urban studies, and professional practice.
Master of Science in Architecture
From urban planning to interior design, many professions today benefit from in-depth study of architecture. If you want to enrich your knowledge of the field but don’t plan to pursue architectural licensing, consider a Master of Science in Architecture. Students with a bachelor’s degree in architecture or any other field may apply for this program. The program typically requires one to two years of full-time study to achieve 45 required credits.
Executive Master of Architecture
If you are a licensed architect who has worked at least five years in the field and want to advance your professional knowledge and career, consider the Executive Master of Architecture Program. This NAAB-accredited architecture program will teach you a blend of theory, design, and practice that you can put to work immediately.
Master of Construction Management Online
Our fully online Master of Construction Management Degree is designed to develop professionals for advanced construction management theory and practice based on an interdisciplinary foundation of science, architecture, business management, and engineering. When taken full-time, this construction management degree program can be completed at your own pace in less than one year. NewSchool is one of the only schools in America offering a comprehensive online Master’s of Construction Management program.
Master in Urban Vision and Architectural Design – Domus Academy (Milan, Italy)
Envision. Adapt. Change.
Cities are experimental laboratories where humans formulate and refine responses to our basic needs: for shelter, relationships, movement, commerce. In the Master in Urban Vision & Architectural Design program, you will learn strategies for transforming a city, from private developments to public space. You will envision future urban and architectural scenarios, according to complex dynamics and evolving requirements.
Master in Smart Buildings and Sustainable Design – IED (Turin, Italy)
The Master in Smart Buildings and Sustainable Design at Istituto Europeo di Design in Turin is a 12 months full time studio based program. Sustainability is addressed in terms of Design strategies that optimize environmental, energy and social behaviors of the urban built environment. Smart buildings involve interactive and web connected technology to be embedded within architecture in order to become aware of what is going on in the surrounding environment and acquire the capability of virtuous reactions. City innovation is the challenging variations that the problematic post-industrial polluted cities will have to face over the next few years.