Architectural Engineering (M.ENG.)
Illinois Tech’s Master of Engineering in Architectural Engineering is a coursework-only degree program oriented toward students who wish to develop more knowledge about the design, construction, and operation of buildings and their systems. This degree program is intended to provide students with advanced preparation for engineering practice.
This program has received the Zero Energy Design Designation from the U.S. Department of Energy, acknowledging it as a leading education program that is preparing tomorrow’s architectural and engineering leaders to design and build the most sustainable buildings possible.
This coursework-only program is oriented toward students who wish to develop more knowledge about the design, construction, and operation of buildings and their systems.
While taking the program in person is highly recommended, it can also be taken fully or partially online, primarily via asynchronous lecture recordings.
Our Master of Engineering in Architectural Engineering degree program will prepare you for such careers as:
- Architectural engineer
- Architectural and engineering manager
- Structural systems engineer
- Mechanical engineer / Mechanical HVAC engineer / Mechanical design engineer
- Building performance analyst
- Energy and sustainability consultant
- Commissioning engineer (commissioning agent)
- Energy engineer
- High-performance consultant
- Electrical engineer
- Lighting designer
- Fire protection engineer
- Plumbing engineer
Disclaimer for prospective students, please read.
Illinois Tech’s Master of Engineering in Architectural Engineering is a coursework-only degree program oriented toward students who wish to develop more knowledge about the design, construction, and operation of buildings and their systems.
Students are required to specialize in one field of concentration: building systems, construction management, or structures. Other courses may be accepted for the specialization requirement with adviser and departmental approval.
Students with a variety of academic backgrounds are eligible to apply for the program, including those with undergraduate degrees in non-engineering disciplines. However, students from non-engineering disciplines may be required to take deficiency courses in their first year of study or prior to acceptance into the program.
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