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Master's Degree in Architecture

Master basic design principles and move through the complexity of building and design to contribute to the built environment all around us.

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Master's Degree in Architecture

Master of architecture

The Master of Architecture program trains students to design highly qualitative buildings, ranging in size from small, single-use structures to large-scale projects such as stadiums, campuses and urban districts.

Graduates of our accredited, practice-based approach are well on their way to professional licensure and are in high demand by firms across the country. Alumni have gone on to found and lead major firms nationwide, contributing significantly to the built environment that we all inhabit.


The K-State difference

APDesign students work alongside their peers in all design and planning disciplines. You will not only design and plan, but also build and fabricate.

As a student at one of the most affordable and highly-regarded programs in the nation, you will receive an educational experience preparing you for excellence in your chosen career path.

Did you know?

Metropolis Magazine highlighted K-State's architecture program as 1 of 4 architecture programs defining the future of design in its Future100 program.


Career Center

The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process.



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At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.

K-State students studying abroad

Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!

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Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.

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Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.

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