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Master of Science in Architecture

Focus your studies on Ecological Practices

Architecture, along with its allied professions of urban design, landscape architecture and planning, must be in the forefront of creative thinking about the post-industrial era. Because we make and unmake the world daily through building, we are responsible for a large percentage of resource extraction, depletion, energy use, carbon emissions, waste and transportation costs. It is projected that buildings consume as much as 60% of the world’s energy divided between our industrial production and buildings for other uses.

The concept of ecological practices recognizes that architecture and urban design must respond to the built and natural environment as a complex web of interactive parts, constantly exchanging energy and resources. Ecological practices engage environmental systems and examine the role that architecture and urbanism play in harnessing and stewarding them.

What will you be studying?

MS in Architecture courses in ecological practices include seminars, studios, research, design/build and study abroad options that advance design for a more sustainable, healthy, vibrant and resilient world. Students who choose to focus their MS in Architecture in this area will work closely with allied professions and disciplines, including the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. 

Cost of study

The University at Buffalo is the only institution in the SUNY system to offer graduate-level options in real estate development. Make a smart investment in your future – pursue an MS in Architectecture with a focus on real estate development at UB. 

Full-Time per Semester

  Domestic In-State Domestic out-of-State International
Tuition $5,435 $11,105 $11,105
Fees $1,257 $1,257 $1,257
International Student Fee $0 $0 $100
SA&P Fee $237 $237 $237

Further details are available at: http://studentaccounts.buffalo.edu/tuition/fall.php
Note: tuition and fees are subject to change at any time.

Updated: July 2017

Part-Time per Semester

(per credit up to 11) Domestic In-State Domestic out-of-State International
Tuition $453 $925 $925
Fees $99 $99 $99
Activity Fee (per semester) $64 $64 $64
Transcript fee (per semester) $5 $5 $5
International Student Fee (per semester) $0 $0 $100
SA&P Fee (per semester) $237 $237 $237

Further details are available at: http://studentaccounts.buffalo.edu/tuition/fall.php
Note: tuition and fees are subject to change at any time.

Updated: July 2017

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