Online Master of Architecture
Are you interested in learning how to use architecture to enhance the lives of people and the natural environment? If so, consider pursuing a Master of Architecture (MArch) from Arizona State University. In this program, you’ll explore the theory and practice of how buildings are designed and gain the experience needed to take the next step in your career.
Next start date: 08/22/2024
Total classes: 12
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 48
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Master architecture skills, completely online
Architects design buildings that improve contemporary life and endure as an expression of society. In this program, you’ll gain the professional skills and social awareness necessary to make an impact in the field, such as:
- Building technologies.
- Construction and drafting.
- History and theory of the built environment.
- Spatial awareness.
- Visual communication.
What you’ll learn in this online master’s in architecture program
This program integrates studio, theory, research and practice, providing you with a comprehensive picture of the discipline. This means you’ll study both the design and construction of buildings, as well as the history and theory of architecture.
Your courses focus on how buildings are put together, including various building components, common practice and structure. You’ll also learn how to draw buildings through scale and complexities. Software programs you’ll use include:
- Adobe Creative Suite.
- Revit (BIM software).
Who’s an ideal candidate for this degree?
This online master’s in architecture program is flexible to accommodate those already working in the field, as well as those looking to make a career change. If you have a background in architecture, this program provides you with the opportunity to earn an additional credential from a program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) in two years.
Online architecture courses
This program includes a variety of course types, ranging from history and research to technology and hands-on projects. For example, your studio experiences provide opportunities for you to design buildings and receive feedback. Developed as a series that increases in complexity, the course level you begin at depends on your program length. Courses may include:
Jobs you could get with a master’s in architecture
This program prepares you to work as an architect or in a related field such as construction management or urban design. Graduates have gone on to become renowned architects around the world. Alumni have contributed to the design of the Ralph Lauren flagship store, Heard Museum, San Antonio Botanical Garden and other major projects. Career paths you may pursue include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
Applicants to the master’s in architecture program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
Join the School of Design at ASU
ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has a tradition of top-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs from a combination of disciplines. These range from the arts, media and engineering to film, dance and theater. The institute trains artists and designers to leverage their creativity and problem solving to advance culture, build community and transform society.
internationally recognized faculty members.
programs in arts, media and engineering, design, dance and theater, film and music.
among fine arts schools in the nation, ahead of Cornell University, Parsons School of Design and the University of California.