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.

In addition, students are required to gain more in-depth knowledge by specializing in one of the following areas of concentration: building systems, construction management, or structures.

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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.

Program Overview

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. Students are required to specialize in one field of concentration: building systems, construction management, or structures.

Career Opportunities

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

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.

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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.

Featured Faculty

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Assistant Professor of Architectural Engineering
Edoarda Corradi Dell Acqua
Senior Lecturer of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
Brent Stephens
Department Chair Arthur W. Hill Endowed Chair in Sustainability Professor of Architectural Engineering Director of Architectural Engineering Director of Environmental Engineering
Julide Bozoglu
Adjunct Faculty
Thomas Zakrzewski
Adjunct Faculty
Steven Barrett
Adjunct Faculty
Chris Winnie
Adjunct Faculty