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Architectural Technology, B.S.A.T.

Our four-year studio-based architectural technology program gives you exposure to design integrity and provides the skills and knowledge to building technology, planning, materials sourcing, budgeting, legal and regulatory compliance, and onsite supervision of construction projects.

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. From there, you may choose to concentrate on a specific field such as construction management.

During your third and fourth years, you will work intensively toward completion of a capstone project incorporating all aspects of a building’s design and architectural technology. Our B.S.A.T program helps prepare you for New York State licensure and meets the requirements for acceptance into an undergraduate or graduate first professional degree program in architecture.

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Who We Are

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Adding a minor can give extra value to your degree, boosting your appeal to employers and to graduate and post-degree programs.

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Studio Culture

Studio classes are an intense, challenging, and ultimately rewarding part of the curriculum. Discover how to make the most of the studio experience.

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What We Do

Career Talk: Architecture

NYIT alum Tommy Zung describes his passion for architecture and the benefits of working in a collaborative space.

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Faculty Profile: Jason Van Nest

Jason Van Nest describes the radical shifts in architecture enabled by technology, and the creative ways NYIT students are using technology to solve problems.

Faculty Profile: Jason Van Nest

An Architecture Major's Inspiration

Meet Aynaz, an NYIT Architecture student in New York City.

Architect Major's Inspiration

Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • 3-D renderer/animation specialist
  • Architectural designer
  • Architectural paraprofessional
  • Construction project manager
  • Home/building designer
  • Model maker
  • Project estimator
  • Specifications writer

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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