Graduate Programs

The David R. Ravin School of Architecture (SoA) graduate degree programs are recognized for the outstanding quality of their faculty and students, their commitment to outreach and community involvement, and the quality and extent of resources offered through research labs, classrooms, and studios.

Master of Architecture Professional Degree
The M.Arch. is a NAAB-accredited program that prepares students for professional practice and other career paths in architecture.

Master of Urban Design Degree
The M.U.D. is a one-year post-professional degree that prepares students and professionals to engage complex issues faced by towns and cities across America.

MS in Architecture (MS)
The MS in Architecture (MS) is a post-professional degree, focusing on emerging research critical to the architectural profession. Currently offered concentrations includ Design Computation, Design Science and Building Technology, and Critical Heritage Studies.

The SoA maintains accredited status through the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which reviews curriculum, facilities, faculty, and program resources. Both the Master of Architecture I and Master of Architecture II degree programs are fully accredited by NAAB. Click here for the David R. Ravin School of Architecture’s ARE Pass Rates.

Graduate Program Information

Admission and Progression Requirements and all Program Requirements can be found in the Graduate Catalog. Please see the catalog links below:


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Graduate study in the David R. Ravin School of Architecture includes not only on-campus coursework, but also travel and research opportunities. Many studios take field trips during the semester to learn from regional and national cities such as Charleston, New York, Chicago, and Portland. The School of Architecture also participates in several international exchange programs and offers summer travel and study programs in Italy, Germany, India, China, Brazil, Japan, and elsewhere to broaden students’ global understanding and further inform their work.

Examples of student work can be seen by viewing the SoA Graduate Programs Prospectus. Visit us on Facebook and Instagram!

Learn more about the David R. Ravin School of Architecture’s graduate programs by using the webpage navigation menu, or by following these links:

For general questions about the School of Architecture and the Admissions process, please email

For questions regarding specific degree programs, please email the appropriate Graduate Program Director below:

Master of Architecture

Mona Azarbayjani

MS in Design Science (M.S.)

Design Computation
Design Science and Building Technology
Critical Heritage Studies
Emily Makas