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Master of Architecture (1-Year Program)
College of Architecture, Design & Construction Management
For Wentworth grads, a fast track to success
Students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Science in Architecture program at Wentworth may earn a Master of Architecture (MArch) degree through an intensely focused one-year program of study. This degree is an essential credential for those who aspire to professional registration and licensure as architects.
Your first-semester coursework would include a special topics studio, a seminar on research methods and a class focused on thesis preparation. These subjects are designed to prepare you for the final semester's thesis studio and advanced topics seminar. You will have the opportunity to fully develop and defend original research in the form of a design thesis that you will present.
Bachelor of Science in Architecture students at Wentworth who wish to enroll in the one-year Master of Architecture program must do so in their senior year; acceptance is based on a portfolio evaluation by department faculty, departmental GPA (architecture courses), overall GPA, resume, a statement of objectives, and references.
Undergraduate students graduating with a minimum departmental GPA of 3.2 (non-elective ARCH courses from first through third years only) will automatically be accepted into the Master of Architecture program for the following year. These students only need to submit an application form, resume, a statement of objectives, and an unofficial transcript. Automatic acceptance applies only to applicants currently enrolled in Wentworth’s Bachelor of Science in Architecture program and may not be deferred.
Specific requirements are listed below. All materials must be submitted electronically to the Admissions Department and postmarked no later than February 15 of the year of enrollment. Follow this link to apply online.
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Program Tracking Sheet
Earnings in 2015
Architects with MS degrees on average brought home more than 46K per year.
Top 5 Job Titles for Architects with MS degrees
- Architectural Designer
- Junior Architect
- Project Manager
- Junior Designer