The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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The Department of Architecture provides an accessible, intellectually rigorous design education that firmly grounds students in the art and science of the built environment.

Our interdisciplinary, collaborative department embraces spirited, socially progressive, and environmentally responsive design. As New England’s first public architecture program, the faculty and students engage the region for integrated teaching, research, and outreach.

The department is part of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The department is responsible for an undergraduate pre-professional degree (Bachelor of Science in Architecture), a graduate professional degree (Master of Architecture), and graduate post-professional degrees (Master of Design Master of Design in Historic Preservation, Master of Design in Public Art and Engagement).