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Master of Architectural Studies

Elevate Your Architectural Knowledge

The Master of Architectural Studies at NewSchool is a distinctive program designed for those who aspire to elevate their architectural acumen through intensive study and studio work. This one-year master’s program is a deep dive into the nuances of architectural design, enriching students’ foundational art and design knowledge with advanced thesis-based learning. It is an intellectual journey through the realms of history and theory, tectonics, and urban design, culminating in a significant thesis or innovative design project. Tailored for holders of a 5-year Bachelor of Architecture degree, this program extends their design education, providing an arena to challenge conventional thinking and push the boundaries of professional practice.

Note: The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) does not recognize and/or accredit Master of Architectural Studies degrees.

Program Highlights


On Campus




45 Hours



*Within 6 months of graduation (2022)

Career Opportunities

Our Master of Architectural Studies degree program can prepare you for the following careers:

  • Architect
  • Architectural Manager
  • Educator
  • Engineering Manager
  • Drafter

Student Work