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Architecture, M.Arch.

Develop mastery in architecture with innovative design methods and technologies, to construct sustainable environments and build innovative professional practices.

What You’ll Learn

The M.Arch program at New York Tech helps you develop a critical understanding of historic and contemporary practices, cultures, and movements in the industry, preparing you to become a visionary leader and problem solver.

The program has two options:

  • a two-year professional degree track for those with a pre-professional degree in architecture

  • a three-year professional degree track for those with a bachelor’s degree in another area

Both options offer opportunities for travel abroad studios, workshops, and summer and semester programs at New York Tech’s international university partners in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. 

Throughout your program, you’ll engage in experimental, innovative challenges in areas including digital design and fabrication, advanced architectural technology, and environmental urbanism.

M.Arch. Program Virtual Tour


  • HOK
  • Gensler
  • Kohn Pedersen Fox
  • Perkins Eastman

Career Options

  • Architectural Designer
  • Architectural Technology Consultant
  • Construction Technology Manager
  • Digital Designer/Fabrication Specialist
  • Sustainability Planner
  • Urban/Space Planner
Aleksandra Zatorska

Research Assistant

Aleksandra finds inspiration to excel, thanks to the program’s accelerated path, sustainable approach, New York City location, and curriculum that “combines abstract and material” elements.

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.

Giovanni Santamaria

Associate Professor

This veteran faculty and U.S. Fulbright steering committee member ensures students have international opportunities in his native country of Italy (Politecnico di Milano) and throughout the world.


“I’ve enjoyed small class sizes, personal mentorship and guidance from my professors, and well-equipped studios, digital, and fabrication labs. I enjoy the program’s focus on professionally relevant ways that anticipate the profession’s future.”

Adam Giannios, (M.Arch. ’21)

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.




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The Master of Architecture program received initial accreditation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

How You’ll Succeed

Our graduates demonstrate the critical skills and perspectives to be leaders in interdisciplinary teams, able to tackle projects of all scales using quickly advancing digital platforms and production processes.

Upon completion of your M.Arch., you’ll possess the technology-enhanced, career-ready skills you need for continued professional development and lifelong learning.

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).

NAAB Accreditation Logo


The Master of Architecture program received initial accreditation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).