Build a Foundation in Architecture
Develop innovative solutions while understanding artistic tradition. This program prepares you to earn a pre-professional degree (Bachelor of Arts in Architecture). Then, you can enter a professional graduate program to become a registered/licensed architect. Miami also offers a professional degree program for the Master of Architecture.
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Curriculum and Courses
Courses in contemporary art history and the history of visual arts in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America are offered by professors who are specialists in these areas.
With training in architecture, you are prepared to work in many fields. In addition to careers with private architectural firms, students can pursue jobs in commercial, industrial, and retail design; facilities management; real estate and development; engineering; sales and manufacturing; and museum and gallery management, design, and installation. You can also become a historian, theorist, or critic.
Facts and Stats
Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.
First-to-second year retention
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Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate
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of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019
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Miami has provided opportunities to develop not only as an architect, but as a human being. Experiences with peers and faculty, and one-on-one learning, have helped me become the person I’d want to be after my four years.
Danny Nolan '19
Graduate Student, University of Oregon at Portland
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Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.
The Department requires submission of a creative portfolio in order to be admitted to the majors in Architecture or Interior Design. The portfolio is submitted directly to the Department by the application deadline and is reviewed in conjunction with academic qualifications. For information on portfolio format and suggestions of what to include, see Portfolio Requirements.
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