UMass Architecture+Design provides an accessible, intellectually rigorous design education that firmly grounds students in the art and science of the built environment The interdisciplinary, collaborative program embraces spirited, socially progressive, and environmentally responsive design. As New England’s first and only public architecture program, the faculty and students engages the region for integrated teaching, research, and outreach.

Architecture+Design is one of three programs in the Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History (part of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.) The Architecture+Design program is responsible for an undergraduate pre-professional degree (BFA-Architecture), a graduate professional degree (Master of Architecture), and graduate post-professional degrees (MS Design and MS Design in Historic Preservation).