Washington State University School of Architecture


Pullman, WA

Degrees Offered

Master of Architecture


Washington State University School of Architecture offers the professional architecture degree, Master of Architecture (M. Arch), which is a fully accredited program recognized by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). This degree is a professional degree, with options for 1 ½, 2 ½, and 3 ½ year programs (depending on previous undergraduate study). Some of the opportunities that students have while attending Washington State University’s graduate architecture program is foreign study program, study tours, extensive research, and the investigation of the built environment’s critical issues of the time.


The architecture program at Washington State University is housed within the School of Design and Construction. The other programs offered within the School of Design and Construction are: Construction Management, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture. One of the best opportunities for architecture students is the alliance with Engineering, which allows for the integration of proper techniques for the built environment’s construction and design.
Students have the option to pursue sustainability and environmental design courses while attending the program. One of the highlights of the pursuit of sustainable architecture within Washington State University’s architecture department is the option to become Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) associates before graduating.