Master of Architecture (M.Arch)

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Program Description

The Master of Architecture (M.Arch) is a professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). This degree is available to students with or without pre-professional degrees in architecture. The Department offers the following professional degrees:

Master of Architecture (non-pre-professional degree +

105 graduate credits)

Students with any undergraduate degree and no previous experience in architectural study follow the Professional Three-Year M. Arch Plan, consisting of 105 credit hours. It is typically completed in approximately three years.

Master of Architecture (pre-professional degree + 60

graduate credits)

Students who have earned an undergraduate preprofessional four-year degree in architecture follow the Professional Two-Year M. Arch Plan, consisting of 60 credit hours. It is usually completed in two years.

Master of Architecture (72 undergraduate credits + 102

graduate credits)

Students may also earn the M. Arch through the 175 credit hour track which begins freshman year with two years of pre-graduate coursework (72 credit hours) and concludes after an additional 102 credit hours of integrated graduate level credit hours taken over three or four years. Students will transition seamlessly between their pre-graduate and graduate study.

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The College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) provides our students with the distinct experience of working closely with an award-winning faculty, in nationally ranked accredited progr ... Read More

The College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) provides our students with the distinct experience of working closely with an award-winning faculty, in nationally ranked accredited programs, in the heart of Miami, North Miami, and Miami Beach— three of the country’s most vibrant, diverse, and creative cities! Focused on our engaged mission of driving the information, innovation, and cultural economy of South Florida and beyond, we are committed to a trans-disciplinary curriculum that prepare our graduates for meaningful careers and leadership in their chosen professions. Read less