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Graduate Program Admission
Master of Architecture
The Master of Architecture program at Wentworth provides graduates with the insight, skills, and perspective to pursue distinguished and rewarding careers in architecture and the allied design fields, while also supplying the academic credential required for registration as an architect. Graduate study in architecture is an exhilarating and challenging enterprise, an opportunity for students to develop a focused position within a broad and rapidly evolving field. The graduate curriculum promotes research and design investigations on the linkage between theoretical frameworks, design intentions, and the tangible, material nature of architecture. A rigorous process of critical thinking is instilled through studios, seminars, and thesis preparation coursework. The program is structured as a one- or two-year sequence of study. The length of a student’s tenure is based on prior academic experience. Candidates with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Wentworth can complete the program in a single year, while external candidates with a four-year, NAAB-based degree from another institution typically complete the program in two years.
The application is currently still open. The application and all supporting documents must be received in order to be reviewed for acceptance into this program.
Master of Science in Construction Management
This professional degree program is designed to educate construction professionals in advanced management principles and in construction management issues, topics, and practices. Graduates of the program will be prepared to assume advanced managerial and leadership positions in construction-related careers.
The key differentiators that make the Master of Science in Construction Management (MSCM) program unique are that it examines common general management and techniques, leveraging components and resources from Wentworth’s Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Management; explores advanced construction management issues specific to the built environment; and utilizes a combination of technologies and team instruction, leveraging industry professionals and academic experts in the education process. Students will be exposed to research methodology and problem solving, and will be encouraged to publish their scholarly works in relevant journals.
Master of Science in Facility Management
The Master of Science in Facility Management program is designed to educate students in foundational post-graduate management principles and enhance facility management skills and knowledge. The curriculum was designed in collaboration with facility management industry experts to meet International Facility Management Association (IFMA) accreditation standards. Students will learn the leadership and business skills necessary to respond to the demand of keeping their facilities highly efficient and functional, and will be prepared to assume leadership positions in the facility management profession. The program can be completed in 20 months on a part-time basis.
Managing the built environment is an increasing valued competence that integrates the elements of project management, finance, real estate, humans and their working environment, space planning, building operations and maintenance, and quality assessment. Companies today are particularly focused on implementing cost-cutting measures to improve profitability, streamline operations and compete globally. Research shows facility management professionals are in demand now more than ever, with 65-70% of facility managers expected to retire in the next 5 to 10 years.
Master of Science in Technology Management
The online Master of Science in Technology Management (MSTM) degree at Wentworth Institute of Technology is designed to elevate students’ business acumen, strategic thinking, and people skills, all within the context of the issues and challenges specific to the technical world. Graduates of the MSTM program will be equipped with the management skills, expertise, and ethics necessary to be successful within technology-based enterprises.
The MSTM program is designed for technical professionals who desire to manage and lead within a technical environment. The program is offered in a fully online delivery format to provide maximum flexibility, and is designed to be completed in under two years on a part-time basis.
Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
The Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng CE) program at Wentworth Institute of Technology is designed to educate technical professionals in post-graduate civil engineering principles. The program is designed for part-time students, provides maximum flexibility relative to academic delivery and format, and can be completed in under two (2) years. The curriculum is organized into two (2) areas of specialization, construction engineering and infrastructure engineering.
The Construction Area of Specialization curriculum is designed to provide the student with coursework in the construction area of civil engineering, including topics specified in the Civil-Construction PE exam: estimating and scheduling; construction operations; and relevant geotechnical, structural and environmental aspects of construction.
The Infrastructure Construction Area of Specialization curriculum is designed to provide the student with coursework focused on the design of major infrastructure projects. This curriculum emphasizes transportation and public works infrastructure projects and includes advanced transportation, structural, geotechnical and environmental coursework.
Wentworth’s Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering degree is a part-time program that gives students the ability to further their careers in the profession of civil engineering while still working full-time. Students will take Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering courses on campus in a face-to-face format.
Master of Science in Applied Computer Science
The Master of Science in Applied Computer Science (MSACS) program at Wentworth Institute of Technology is designed to educate professionals in the application of technical computing and management skills required to plan, design, implement, deploy and operate computer-based solutions within an organization. The 100% online program is designed for part-time students, provides maximum flexibility relative to academic delivery and format, and can be completed in under two (2) years. The program requires completion of thirty (30) credits or ten (10) three (3) credit courses. Students are required to take two (2) seven (7) week courses each semester to advance in the graduate program, therefore students can complete the thirty (30) credit hours in twenty (20) months.
Applied Computer Science professionals help create value for organizations by developing and utilizing technology, and other resources to solve problems and improve efficiency, thereby increasing their effectiveness and giving these professionals a competitive advantage in the workplace. The MSACS program is designed to combine current Applied Computer Science practices and technologies with basic general management techniques. The MSACS program is focused on computing practitioners who need to upgrade skills in order to advance their careers. The curriculum provides solid industry relevant expertise, as well as management skills, needed to successfully supervise and manage high performing teams involved in software development and technology deployment. The program uses a combination of technologies and team instruction, while utilizing industry professionals as academic experts.