Master of Architecture Degree Requirements

Most students considering careers in architecture should follow the requirements and courses of study described below for the master of architecture degree. This five-year program leads to a nationally accredited professional degree meeting the requirements for eventual licensure.

In order to earn the M. Arch. degree, students must:

  1. Earn a minimum total of 168 credit hours.
  2. Satisfy all Your Drury Fusion curriculum requirements 
  3. Complete, with a minimum grade of C-, all of the M.Arch required courses. 
  4. Complete, with a minimum grade of C-, at least 6 credit hours from the M.Arch. elective courses.
  5. Complete one ARCH 405 or ARCH 406 section designated a Community Based Studio.
  6. Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of Free Electives with designations other than ARCH or MARC.
  7. Complete an approved international architecture program experience with a minimum duration of 5 weeks.
  8. Complete 360 hours of approved internship experience. 

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