Important Dates & Information:
Application and Portfolio Deadline: January 15
Enrollment Deposit and Intent to Enroll Deadline: April 15
Master of Science in Architecture Design and Research Online Information Session - December 12, 2016
The MS in Architecture Design and Research capitalizes on the University of Michigan's unique position as a premier research university with over 95 top five ranked departments. The University's scope and breadth across various architecture-related disciplines is integral to the course of study in all concentrations. Our program is particularly appropriate for graduates with a B.Arch. or M.Arch. professional degrees in architecture (or equivalent degrees in related fields). The MS provides an additional credential that enables its graduates to pursue research and entrepreneurial practices, careers in the academy, or expand architectural practice.
MS in Architecture Design and Research degree concentrations:
The degree introduces participants to design and research methods and new knowledge in digital technologies, material systems, design and health, and conservation. Taubman College's Master of Science (MS) is an intensive 3 term (10 month) post-professional academic degree with a focus on design research. Master of Science Degree Concentrations include:
MS in Architecture Design and Research Incoming Merit-Based Scholarships
All Master of Science applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. Applicants are notified whether they have been offered a scholarship award in their admission letter. Scholarships can range from partial to full semesters of tuition. About one half of the incoming Master of Science students typically receive a scholarship. These financial scholarships are possible because of our generous alumni and friends of Taubman College. Because financial resources are limited, applicants are encouraged to seek out other sources of funding as well.
STEM-Designated Degree Program
The Master of Science in Architecture Design and Research degree is an approved field of study within the U.S. government’s official STEM fields list. Practical work experience in your field of study, typically after completion of a degree for a maximum of 29 months (12 months of “regular” OPT with a 17-month extension possible). For further details regarding STEM extensions contact the International Center.