This dual degree results in a first professional NAAB accredited Master's in Architecture and an accredited Master's in Business Administration. The degree includes courses from both disciplines along with a thesis guided by architecture and business faculty. Prerequisites to this program include a B.S. in Architecture as well as several prerequisite courses in business.
Lawrence Tech's College of Management Offers:
The first step toward advancing a more humane and sustainable global community is education. Making the choice to apply for admission to Lawrence Tech's College of Management will further your educational objectives and make it possible to achieve both your personal and professional goals.
Applications are accepted year round for admission to Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Certificate programs have the same admission requirements as master's programs.
Applicants who have exceptional merit but do not meet all admission criteria may be admitted under special circumstances determined by the Admissions Committee. Applicants who meet the admission requirements, but whose supporting documentation (e.g. academic transcripts) are still pending may be admitted conditionally.
*Letters of Recommendation, transcripts and independent test scores must come directly from the institution or person to: Office of Graduate Admissions, Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48075-1058. Candidates are notified by mail of the outcome of their applications.
Transfer Credit Procedure
A petition for transfer credits should be initiated by the student in the form of a letter addressed to Office of the Dean, Graduate Programs, and made prior to completion of the first semester of the graduate program. Twelve semester credits are the maximum accepted by Lawrence Tech's College of Management for the M.B.A. program and nine semester credits for the other graduate programs. These courses must be graduate-level courses taken at an accredited college/university. Each course generally must have been taken within seven years of application for admission. A grade of 3.00 or better must have been earned--"passed/not passed," "pass/fail," or "pass/no entry" grades are not acceptable.
Students may be required to submit additional evidence (e.g., course syllabi, catalog descriptions and tests/examinations) in order to justify transfer of credits. The Management Graduate Admissions Committee may require the applicant to demonstrate proficiency in the subject either through an interview or written examination prepared by faculty members who have expertise in the subject/discipline.
This program can be completed entirely online except for the Master Class studio that can be completed on 10 Fridays during the summer or on 4 weekends during the summer plus a field trip. A brief overview of curriculum taught in each course can be found in the online Course Descriptions catalog. If you need more information, one of the student relationship advisors will be happy to assist you. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 248.204.3050.
Dual Degree MBA/MArc (57 credits)
|ARC courses||(20 credits)|
|ARC 6103||Master Class|
|ARC 5623||Current Issues in Architecture|
|ARC 5012||Research Methods|
|ARC 5643||Design Theory|
|ARC 5913||Professional Practice 1|
|ARC 5422||Environmental Issues|
|ARC 5922||Professional Practice 2|
|ARC 5942||Project Management|
MBA courses (27 credits)
|MGT 6013||Global Leadership|
|HRM 6023||Human Resources Management|
||Management Control Systems|
|MIS 6013||Information Systems and the Enterprise|
|FIN 6013||Acquiring and Managing Financial Capital|
|MGT 6053||Global Business Economics|
|MKT 6013||Marketing Management|
|OPM 6033||Operations Management|
|MGT 6063||Global Strategic Management|
Additional requirements: three Thesis* courses (10 credit hours) that integrate both academic disciplines:
1. ARC 5814 Advanced Design Studio 1 or ARC6514 Thesis 1
(Architectural Design and Practice)
2. ARC 5824 Advanced Design Studio 2 or ARC 6524 Thesis 2
3. ARC 6832 Arch Design & Practice Studio Documentation or ARC 6112 Praxis (Architectural Design and Practice)
The total number of credits required:
20 ARC core courses
27 MBA core courses
10 Thesis courses integrated across programs
57 credit hours
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