Master of Architecture (MArch)

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Priority Deadlines:

  • Fall January 10


  • Pullman

International Student English Proficiency Exams

International students may need to surpass the Graduate School’s minimum English language proficiency exam scores for this program. If the graduate program has unique score requirements, they will be detailed below. Otherwise, please refer to the Graduate School’s minimum score guidelines.

  • 550 TOEFL Minimum score
  • 80 TOEFLI Minimum score
  • 7.0 IELTS Minimum score

Degree Description:

The Master of Architecture (M. Arch) degree program at Washington State University’s School of Design and Construction prepares students for practice-based design innovation and leadership in the architecture profession.

Our M. Arch degree is a STEM designated degree and fully accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). Throughout the program students engage in design practice and design research that offers new insights into the role of architecture in advancing people and place, social and ecological resilience, and building science and technology. Within this context our students assess existing conventions and offer innovative approaches to the critical issues for architecture and the world today.

The program involves students in transformational activities and experiences through public lectures, exhibits, travel-study, faculty-led research & teaching labs, internships following NCARB AXP guidelines for architecture licensure, professional architecture firm immersion studios, and cross-curricular engagement with leading scholars and architects at the regional, national, and international scales.

Admission Requirements:

The M.Arch program accepts applications for each Fall semester through the priority deadline of January 10. Admission decisions will be sent by March 15 via e-mail from

For current instructions and requirements visit the Admissions Procedure website for the M.Arch program.

Student Opportunities:

Internships; study abroad; study tours; lectures; workshops; academic and professional competitions; exhibitions; symposia; research; teaching assistantships; digital fabrication; integrated and interdisciplinary courses and experiences.

Career Opportunities:

Our employment placement rate is nearly 100% with graduates working at a variety of firms throughout the country, in public and private sectors, and in related fields such as landscape architecture and urban planning; restoration and preservation; industrial, furniture, lighting, or material design; graphic design and photography; production design; education and innovation.

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