Master of Architecture

Cummings School of Architecture

Study in the U.S. with a STEM-designated Architecture degree

Earn your Master of Architecture degree in a premier program between Boston and New York City, one of the most important locations for architectural practice and education in the United States. Map of the RWU location near Boston and New York CityThe M.Arch program at RWU provides a rigorous professional training in design, history, planning, and technology while helping students develop critical strategic thinking and communication skills to tackle a range of issues from sustainability and urban planning to historic preservation. The program is STEM-designated, allowing for international students to pursue an additional two years of OPT. 

Key Features

  • STEM-designed, NAAB-accredited program
  • Study in a premier program located between Boston and New York City
  • Participate in a guaranteed paid assistantship or internship through the Career Investment Program
  • Learn from Teaching Firms in Residence, who teach graduate studios
  • Study in the newly redesigned, state-of-the-art Samsung Design Studio
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Learn from Teaching Firms in Residence from Boston, NYC, and more

The Cummings School of Architecture in 2007 established a Teaching Firm in Residence Program that is unique in the United States, with the intention to bring the highest quality educator-practitioners to the School from the region, the country, and abroad for semester-long stays. Graduate M.Arch students have the option to participate in studios taught by Teaching Firms in Residence each semester.