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M.S. Integrated Architecture and Design

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Locations

Moscow

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Expertise in Design

This program—ideal for returning professionals—will challenge you to use creative design thinking, virtualization and visual problem solving to address complex systems. Lead an independent research project that supports your professional interests, and study across all programs in the College of Art and Architecture.

Fast Facts

  • an integrative Masters-level design program that builds upon and serves all programs: VTD, Art & Design, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Architecture
  • foster and expand exploratory research within and outside the CAA
  • coordinate college-wide discussions of critical research, curricular and co-curricular needs
Careers
Career
Careers

This degree option gives you additional credibility in environmental studies, behavior studies, sustainable architecture, computing, virtualization and visualization studies, spatial/cultural agency and social justice, sociological and psychological impacts of the built environment, and entrepreneurial product development that will allow you to gain professional recognition as a specialist.

Salary

$73,000
to
$77,000

Potential salaries are based
upon national averages for
Architectural Designers.
Degrees
Degree
Degree Roadmap Students who graduate with a degree in Integrated Architecture and Design will complete 30 required credits toward their degree.

Thesis Option

  • ARCH 500 (8-10 cr.) Thesis
  • ARCH 520 (3cr.) Research Methods
  • Graduate Seminars in 3 disciplines (12 cr.)
  • Electives (5-7 cr.)

Non-Thesis Option

  • Interdisciplinary Graduate Studios (12 cr.)
  • Graduate Seminar in 3 disciplines (12 cr.)
  • Electives (6 cr.)
Degree Prep To prepare for obtaining your MS in Integrated Architecture and Design we recommend you:
  • have an interest in environmental studies, behavior studies, sustainable architecture
  • enjoy collaboration, integration, and critical thinking
  • appreciate and have a broad-based knowledge of architecture and design
Financial
Financial
Fees

Professional Fee

$513.00
per semester


Applies to full-time students, or those registered for a minimum of 12 credits. Confused? We've got an answer for you.

Technical Fee

$43.00
per semester


This fee partially supports personnel as well as the equipment, tools and supplies that are available for our majors to utilize within their class work.
Scholarships The College of Art and Architecture awards more than $42,000 in scholarships each year. There are many scholarship opportunities to explore
Get Involved
Get Involved
Internships Our strong industry connections create opportunities for internships with regional firms and other organizations. Our students have completed internships at:

  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Libraries
  • Public schools (teaching practicum required for art education majors)
  • Public agencies
  • Private firms in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design or graphic design
  • Art nonprofits
  • Community centers
Clubs

Get involved with our clubs on campus. More information about our clubs and ways to get in touch are available here.


  • American Institute of Architecture Students
  • American Institute of Graphic Artists
  • American Society of Interior Designers
  • Freedom by Design
  • Integrated Designers, Educators, and Artists
  • National Association of Educators of Art
  • New World Design Build
  • Student Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architecture
  • Student Congress of Art & Architecture
  • Visual Arts Community
  • Tau Sigma Delta - Honor Society