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Master of Science in Architecture

CAPLA's MS Arch is a flexible, research-oriented, STEM-designated graduate program for students seeking in-depth knowledge in areas relating to architecture and the built environment.

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A Leading College

CAPLA is a leader in built environment innovation within a Research I institution. We excel in teaching, research and service in a transformational learning environment.

Our Programs

Architecture

In the School of Architecture, we offer accredited undergraduate (B. Arch) and graduate (M. Arch) degrees, plus the MS Arch for those seeking a research focus.

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Most Admired Undergraduate Architecture School (Public)
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Landscape Architecture & Planning

Programs in sustainable built environments, landscape architecture, real estate development and urban planning.

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Undergraduate

Develop the skills you need to succeed in a sustainable world with a degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Sustainable Built Environments.

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Most Hired from Landscape Architecture School (Public, Less Than 20 Graduates)
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Master's Programs

Take your career to the next level with a master's degree in one of four disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, real estate development and urban planning.

Master's Programs

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Top Urban Planning Program
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CAPLA News

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Extreme Heat and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Heat Health Information Network Launches Comprehensive Online Resource

CAPLA Assistant Professor of Planning and Sustainable Built Environments Ladd Keith contributes urban planning and local governance information to resource that focuses on managing the health risks of extreme heat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CAPLA Places Four Finalist Teams in Solar Decathlon Design Challenge, Including a Winner and Honorable Mention

For the third year in a row, at least one College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture student team was named a finalist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge—and this year a CAPLA team won its division.

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Finding Hope in an Uncertain Future: CAPLA Students Host “Life After COVID-19” Virtual Career Panel

Students in CAPLA’s Women in Architecture Society hosted a panel of diverse faculty and alumni to help students respond to uncertainty in the architecture and design job market due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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