Architecture and Environmental Design - M.S.

College of Architecture and Environmental Design
Center for Architecture and Environmental Design
Kent Campus
330-672-2917
CAED_info@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/caed


Description

The Master of Science degree in Architecture and Environmental Design is a research-intensive program with one-year full residency requirement. The curriculum includes research methods, theories of architecture, thesis research, thesis and directed and free electives. The program is best suites for individuals interested in pursuing a specialization in the built environment. 

The program may be taken as a dual degree with the Master of Architecture degree.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Bachelor's degree in a professional or pre-professional environmental design program1
  • Minimum 3.20 undergraduate GPA2
  • GRE scores
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement (two pages) that includes and outline of a proposed study program
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio for design and research work
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following (effective spring 2018):
    • Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
    • Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
    • Minimum 77 MELAB score
    • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    • Minimum 58 PTE score

For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

1

Conditional admission may be offered to applicants with undergraduate and graduate degrees in related disciplines.

2

Applicants with a 3.0–3.19 GPA may be conditionally admitted on an individual case-by-case basis.

Program Requirements

Major requirements

[AE-MS-AED]

Major Requirements
AED 60922METHODS OF INQUIRY IN ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES 2
AED 60923EMPIRICAL RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN 1
AED 60930APPLIED RESEARCH METHODS IN ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN 3
AED 66099THESIS PREPARATION SEMINAR 2
AED 66199THESIS I 6
ARCH 60301THEORIES OF ARCHITECTURE 3
Directed Electives12
Electives6
Minimum Total Credit Hours:35