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Architectural Technology, B.S.

Develop an understanding of all aspects of a building’s design and architectural technology by exploring new materials and fabrication technologies on your journey toward a professional career in the industry.

What You’ll Learn

With the Architectural Technology, B.S., your curriculum will encompass architectural design, building technology, environmental systems, and project management using advanced software and tools. You can also opt to further tailor your degree by pursuing a concentration in Construction Management.

During your first two years, you will study the foundations of architectural history and building construction while developing expertise in design analysis, drafting, and 3-D design skills. During your third and fourth years, you will work intensively toward the completion of a capstone project incorporating all aspects of a building’s design and architectural technology.

You’ll gain the critical experience you’ll need to stand out to employers through national and international design workshops, collaborative projects within the community, onsite construction observation, and summer study abroad in canonical cities around the world.

For those interested in even greater career preparation, the School of Architecture and Design offers an accelerated path to the Master of Architecture professional degree for undergraduate students who wish to begin their graduate work during the final two years of study for the B.S.


  • di Domenico + Partners
  • Fink & Platt Architects
  • Gensler
  • Turner Construction Company

Graduate Schools

  • AA School of Architecture, London
  • City College of New York
  • Columbia University 
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • University of Pennsylvania

Career Options

  • 3-D Renderer/Animation Specialist
  • Architectural Technologist/Drafter
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Project Estimator
  • Specifications Writer
Rich Humann (B.S. ’91)

President & CEO

Now chairman, CEO, and president of H2M architects + engineers, Rich began his career at H2M as an intern while studying at New York Tech. His firm now employs more than 60 New York Tech students and alumni.

Alexander D’Amato (B.S.A.T. ‘20)


In addition to his coursework and internships, Alex serves as president of the Long Island campus’s American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) chapter. He’s also building his own home.

Francis Coiro (B.S. ‘78)


A veteran design and construction executive, Francis is VP of Construction and Development at MSG. He’s also project-managed high-profile projects like One World Observatory at One World Trade Center and the Sky View Observatory in Seattle.


“I’m from a small coastal town in Croatia. When I was given an opportunity to study architecture in one of the greatest cities, I didn’t think twice.”

Tea Gjini (B.S.A.T. ’15)

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.






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How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll be technically and professionally prepared to work in architecture firms worldwide. You may also be eligible for licensure as an architect in New York State, which entails four years of education plus five years of professional working experience—some of which you’ll have earned while still enrolled at New York Tech through internships and experiential education opportunities at top architecture firms in the New York City area.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

USNWR Best Colleges in Social Mobility

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.