Graduate Programs

Initiated in 1989 through the renowned Suburb and Town Design Program, the current Graduate Programs at the University of Miami - School of Architecture - have expanded to four areas that leverage its strengths in professional development and multi-disciplinary research and design.

Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)
The NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture degree enables eligibility for professional registration following NCARB's mandatory Architectural Experience Program (AXP) and Architecture Registration Exam (ARE). The MArch is available to students whose first degree is not in architecture, or with a pre-professional degree in architecture.

Master of Science in Architecture (M.Sc.Arch.)
The Master of Science in Architecture is a post-professional degree that offers students an opportunity to investigate design strategies / challenges in relation to pressing current issues. It is available to students with a professional undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture or a related field.

Master of Urban Design (M.U.D.)
The Master of Urban Design brings together students and faculty in the exploration and definition of guiding principles of urban design for building better regions, cities and communities. Students investigate the range of contemporary urban theory and its relation to local contexts and populations globally. The post-professional MUD program is available to students with a professional undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture, although students with degrees in areas other than architecture may be accepted with the approval of the program director.

Master of Real Estate Development and Urbanism (MRED+U.)
The Master of Real Estate Development and Urbanism is an interdisciplinary one-year graduate program that combines the fundamentals of real estate development with livable community planning and design. The post-professional MRED+U program recruits students from a variety of disciplines including architecture, planning / design fields, business, law and other academic and professional backgrounds.

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering / Master of Architecture Dual Degree (B.S.A.E/M.Arch)
The six-year dual-degree program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and a Master of Architecture. The program is open to exceptional students who are admitted to the graduate program at the end of their junior year. Upon completion of this program, graduates are eligible for professional registration as both an engineer and an architect.

Other academic opportunities for graduate architecture students include dual degrees, second Master's degrees and certificates such as:
  • Dual Degrees
    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering (B.S.A.E)/Master of Architecture (M.ARCH)
    • Bachelor of Architecture (B.ARCH)/Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)
  • Second Master's degrees
    • Master of Architecture (M.ARCH) - 3 year and 2 year advanced or Master of Science in Architecture (M.Sc.Arch)/Master of Real Estate Development + Urbanism or Master of Urban Design
    • Master of Urban Design (M.U.D)/Master of Real Estate Development + Urbanism (MRED+U)
  • Certificates
    • Historic Preservation Certificate
    • Classical Architecture Certificate
Contact Information:

Director of Graduate Programs in Architecture: Associate Prof. Allan Shulman
Email: ashulman@miami.edu 

Nicole Hejazi, Assistant Director
Graduate Programs
1223 Dickinson Drive
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Tel. 305-284-3060
Email: nhejazi@miami.edu