University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee School of Architecture


Milwaukee, MI

Degrees Offered

Master of Architecture


University of Wisconsin 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). Concentrations that students may pursue with their Master of Architecture are: historic preservation, real estate development, and geographic information systems. The school is also one of six schools in the nation to offer coordinated Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Planning degrees.
The Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies is the University’s pre-professional architecture degree. This degree takes about four years to complete and allows the student to continue on with a professional architecture degree, Master of Architecture. For students who hold a pre-professional degree, the length of schooling required for a Master of Architecture degree is oftentimes only two years.


Master of Architecture (Concentration: Ecological Design)

PhD in Architecture (Focus: Environmental Design Research)


The University of Wisconsin’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning offers many architecture degree opportunities that are pre-professional, professional, and post-professional. University of Wisconsin’s Ph.D. program for architecture is one of 23 throughout the U.S. As the department’s name states, it provides a focus of urban planning, as well as offers a $50,000 award (Urban Edge Award) in recognition of influential urban design architects. The school’s faculty has received prestigious awards such as: AIA Award (Curriculum Development) and NCARB Prize (Design Research).
University of Wisconsin School of Architecture and Urban Planning gives students the option to study abroad to experience outside cultures and architecture. While there is an opportunity to travel to other countries, life within the Milwaukee area can be just as wonderful. The school is situated just blocks from Lake Michigan and boasts one of the most diversified locations of the University of Wisconsin campuses.