DUAL DEGREE INCivil Engineering and Architecture


Lawrence Technological University offers a dual-degree program leading to both a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Architecture. This innovative program provides you with a wide-ranging skillset that employers look for in today’s graduates.


The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET  abet.org

Find out more about the Outcomes + Objectives and Enrollment Data 

Learn more about ABET accredited programs in the College of Engineering

About ABET


The dual degrees in civil engineering and architecture provide students with the ability to better understand the needs of clients, contractors, and industry practitioners. Communication and teamwork are key components in the business world, and the skills acquired within the dual program encourage the development of solid, lasting relationships needed for students to mature into distinguished professionals.

Crystal Sapp

BSCE ’07, BAr ’07


The direct-entry Master in Architecture + Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering dual-degree program can be completed in six years. Not only will you be eligible for professional licensure as a civil engineer after completing the program; with an architecture degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board, you’ll also be positioned to become a licensed architect. 

Additionally, you’ll have the option to jointly earn the Bachelor of Science in Architecture + Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in five years.

Why LTU?

  • The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program is the only civil engineering program in Michigan and one of just a few in the U.S. that adopted and received accreditation based on the American Society of Civil Engineering’s Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century, 2nd Edition (BOK2) and Vision for 2025.
  • The University’s role as a leading research center with state-of-the-art facilities enables you to become involved in applied research projects and gives you access to cutting-edge concepts and the latest technologies.
  • The dual degree curriculum offers a broad understanding of the technical, aesthetic, economic, and social aspects of design and construction, positioning you as a valuable contributor who will be attractive to a wide spectrum of employers.
  • An emphasis on sustainability and environmental, health, safety, and welfare concerns will expose you to some of the most pressing issues facing today’s engineers and architects.
  • A focus on teamwork and communication provides excellent preparation for the realities of today’s collaborative workplace. 

Office of Admissions


Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering