Master of Arts in Architectural Studies / Environment & Behavior Studies
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

How do you feel standing in the middle of a hotel lobby? Is it warm and welcoming or cold and cavernous?  The way architecture makes humans behave within the environment it creates, can be studied in this online MA in Architectural Studies with an Environment & Behavior Studies emphasis.  Offered by Mizzou-Online, this graduate program is ideal for consulting, teaching applied research within architecture, interior design or other careers in environmental design.  Coursework usually involves:

  • Energy-efficient Building Design
  • Design Thinking & Creative Process
  • Sustainable Technologies & Systems


  • A bachelor's degree 
  • GPA of 3.0 
  • Transcripts 
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • TOEFL or IELTS score reports for applicants whose native language is not English

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission