Master of Architecture

Map of the Northeast United States with RWU location

Study in the U.S.

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. The 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. 

Key Features

  • 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 Practicing Firms in Residence, who teach graduate studios
  • Study in the state-of-the-art Samsung Design Studio
  • The program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), a standard required for U.S. licensure

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DUO Wave Energy Converter Project

Experiential learning is the bridge between education and employment. At RWU, students have opportunities to work with real clients to develop big ideas. Andy Cole, a graduate student from the Architecture program, worked with international team Sea Potential to develop final submission plans for the DUO Wave Energy Converter. The DUO was entered into a $1.5 million-dollar government prize competition in alternative energy sourcing, placing in the top 9 internationally.