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Architecture Program

Embark on a transformative journey of exploration and innovation with the University of Idaho's Architecture Department. Here, our undergraduate and graduate architecture programs seamlessly blend creativity, practicality and global perspectives.

Explore immersive opportunities like traveling to the picturesque Snake River Valley to design and construct a tasting room for a winery. Consider taking a field trip to Portland and Seattle and craft architectural visions for urban centers in the vibrant Pacific Northwest. Be a part of global faculty-led study abroad programs with experiences in China, Rome and England or take part in a year-long arccultural study exchange in Finland.

Our cutting-edge and socially conscious architecture program provides you with a foundation in sustainable design education. Whether you choose the serene backdrop of the Moscow main campus or the downtown setting of our Boise campus at the Urban Design Center, you find internship opportunities, engaging faculty and staff, supportive student resources and a vibrant learning culture.

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Architecture Degree Programs

Explore the undergraduate and graduate degrees in the University of Idaho architecture program.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Architecture

Learn how to creatively design and build sustainable structures for the common good as an architecture major.

Get Started in Architecture

Master’s in Architecture

Earn a master’s in architecture to become a licensed architect. Participate in experiential training with a final design project.

Advance in Architecture

Students can pursue their degree at our main campus in Moscow, with the rolling hills of the Palouse as their backdrop. Or they can seek out professional opportunities in an urban setting at our Boise campus, located in the heart of downtown at the Urban Design Center.

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Our architecture program is nationally accredited, so students can pursue their professional degree through our master’s tracks, which provide the training and credentials required to become a licensed architect. Please visit NAAB to learn more about accreditation and licensure.

Student Opportunities

Work with real-world organizations to gain experience conceptualizing and constructing design ideas while positively impacting Idaho’s communities.

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June 10-August 2, 2024

Open to students who do not have an architecture bachelor’s degree, transfer students and community college graduates who have an associate degree. Earn 10 architecture course credits to kick-start an architecture degree.

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Architecture Program

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2451 Moscow, ID 83844-2451

Phone: 208-885-4409

Fax: 208-885-9428

Urban Design Center

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front Street
Suite 390
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-885-6781

Urban Design Center