2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture Track II, MArch

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The Architecture Track II, MArch, is a transfer-equivalent program that allows students to transfer into the singular MArch program if they have already completed their first baccalaureate degree. The academic and work experience is assessed on a case by case basis, in exactly the same manner as any transferring student, and equivalent coursework and content completed through other institutions are considered during transcript and portfolio review by the program, with attention to the NAAB transfer evaluation requirements.

In the United States, most registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which is the sole agency authorized to accredit professional degree programs in architecture offered by institutions with U.S. regional accreditation, recognizes three types of degrees: the Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture, and the Doctor of Architecture. A program may be granted an eight-year, three-year, or two-year term of accreditation, depending on the extent of its conformance with established educational standards. Doctor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degree programs may require a preprofessional undergraduate degree in architecture for admission. However, the preprofessional degree is not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree. 

California Baptist University, College of Architecture, Visual Arts and Design offers the following NAAB-accredited degree programs: M. Arch. (preprofessional degree + 30 graduate credits) 

Next accreditation visit for all programs: 2029

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