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What You Learn

You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to take projects — designed with human interaction in mind — from concept to completion, through practice and engagement with real-world partners.

  • Understand the principles of architectural design

  • Create and design projects in your own dedicated student workspace

  • Evaluate project objectives, requirements and budgets to meet client needs and improve the built environment

  • Spend a semester abroad, studying at Wenzhou-Kean University in China

  • Collaborate with Michael Graves College students in graphic design, industrial design, and interior design and at Wenzhou-Kean

  • Build a professional network through projects with private and public clients and internships at leading architectural firms

At the end of the two-year program, you will be prepared for professional licensing requirements as an architect.

Application Deadline:

Fall: June 30

Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)

2-Year Master of Architecture Program


*REVISED Master of Architecture Yearly Sequence (Effective FA21) - Yearly Sequence

2-Year Master of Architecture - Program Sheet

Craig Konyk, Associate Professor
Nina Rappaport, Lecturer
Ann Rick, Lecturer
Stephanie Sang Delgado, Assistant Professor
Camille Sherrod, Postdoctoral Fellow
Darion Washington, Lecturer

Admission Requirements

In addition to Kean University’s admission requirements:

  • Portfolio Review (please submit your online portfolio through Slide Room at
    • Portfolio requirement is waived for students in Kean University's B.A. Architectural Studies program.
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3.0 cumulative grade point average (lower GPAs will be considered based on overall strength of application)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo score reports (International Students Only)
  • GRE recommended but not required

Prerequisite Coursework
Students with an undergraduate degree other than architecture will need a transfer credit evaluation by the architecture graduate program coordinator. Additional coursework may be required.


NAAB Statement
National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)

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