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Master of Architecture

Program Details

Boston Architectural College offers the Master of Architecture program for students developing their talents in architectural theory, techniques, practices, and planning from a distance. Through the master's program, students will prepare for their studies and professional responsibilities with specialized courses preparing them for their professional tasks in addition to studies in architectural theory and practices.


This program requires an intensive week-long residency at the BAC in Boston. 

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and must have completed the coursework listed below:
    • 45 credits of general education in non-architecture courses
    • Four semesters of design studios with an architectural focus
    • Materials and methods of construction
    • Environmental systems (HVAC/electrical systems)
    • Architectural history/theory electives (6 credits)
    • 2D drafting/2D and 3D CAD
  • Highly encouraged that applicants should be currently employed in an architecture setting and have worked in the profession for a minimum of one year
  • A portfolio that showcases both academic and professional work is required for admission
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Course descriptions 
  • Current resume
  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education