NewSchool is an innovative architecture, design, and construction management school located in San Diego, California, that offers a range of degrees for students looking to advance their careers in architecture, construction management, graphic design & interactive media, interior architecture & design, and product design. The School of Architecture and Construction Management at NewSchool prepares students for careers in architecture and construction management through a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. NewSchool is proud to be one of the first 14 programs in the United States accepted for participation in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) program, which allows students to complete architecture license requirements while earning their graduate degree in architecture.

Our School of Design curriculum prepares students for various design careers including graphic design & interactive media, product design, and interior architecture & design. Our programs also provide the opportunity for students to study abroad for a unique and diverse global education.

NewSchool is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission. Programmatic accreditation for our architecture programs (B.Arch, M.Arch I, and IPAL) is provided through the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). Learn more about NewSchool.

Our Mission is to nurture and inspire design-minded learners. Our Philosophy is rooted in design thinking, and we focus on preparation for practice and project-based learning through our bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.