Introduction: MA in Architecture 

Our post-professional MA in Architecture is a research-based academic program on the Lawrence campus of the University of Kansas. It is for individuals who are interested in exploring various approaches in analyzing the built environment. Such individuals must possess an undergraduate degree to enter the program and may come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds.  It is expected, however, that most will enter the program with some experience and knowledge in Architecture, or a closely related discipline.

To receive the MA degree, each student must take a comprehensive exam, and must complete an academic or design-related project after completing the required coursework. A current MA student in Architecture wanting to transfer to our Ph.D. program in Architecture must apply for admission before graduating with an MA degree to avoid losing any credit hours.