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Master Degrees in the School of Architecture

The next accreditation visit for all programs is in 2026.

The School of Architecture offers two master’s level degree programs: a Master of Architecture (available in two tracks) and a Master of Advanced Architectural Studies (MAAS).

Each program has specific admissions criteria. Learn more about each program and how to apply below.

Prospective Graduate Students

We are pleased that you are considering NC State University School of Architecture for your graduate degree. We offer two degrees: the Master of Architecture (MArch), an accredited degree that allows you to become a licensed architect in the United States; and the Master of Advanced Architectural Studies (MAAS), a research-based degree for students who do not need an accredited degree. We are an intimate school with dedicated faculty and wonderful students. Learn more about all of the exciting things that we are doing in the School and to answer your questions about the school, college, and university.

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