Dual Master of Architecture and Business Administration (M.Arch, MBA)


This dual degree results in a first professional NAAB accredited Master of Architecture and an accredited Master of Business Administration. The degree includes courses from both disciplines.  Prerequisites to this program include a B.S. in Architecture or B. Arch degree as well as several prerequisite courses in business. This program can be completed entirely online except for the Critical Practice Studio which is offered 5 weekends on campus during the summer semester. 


Eight ARC courses (27 credit hours)

ARC 5804  Critical Practice Studio
ARC 5013  Research Methods
ARC 5643  Design Theory
ARC 5913   Professional Practice
ARC 5423   Ecological Issues
ARC 5814   Advanced Design Studio 1
or ARC 6514   Thesis 1
ARC 5824   Advanced Design Studio 2
or ARC 6524   Thesis 2 
ARC 6833       Practice Portfolio


Nine MBA courses (27 credit hours)

MGT 6013   Global Leadership
HRM 6033   Leading Organizational Change
ACC 6013   Mgt. Accounting & Control Systems
MIS 6013   Management Information Systems
FIN 6013   Financial Management
MGT 6053   Global Business Economics
MKT 6013   Marketing Management
OPM 6013   Operations Management
MGT 6063   Global Strategic Management


The total number of credits would be:

27 ARC core courses
27 MBA core courses
54 credit hours in total

For more information contact:

Alice McHard