The School of Architecture offers a NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture professional degree (M. Arch), a Master of Healthcare Interior Design post-professional degree (MHID), and a Graduate Certificate in Hospitality Design.
The SoA is an outward-looking school that values its diversity and cutting-edge explorations, and allows for a wide range of design approaches; a contemporary school that is highly engaged with industry, governmental and community; a school where principles of sustainability are embedded in all of our concerns, course, studios, and activities; and a vibrant school that is anchored in the unique locality of the Southern Nevada region.
We offer a transformative experience, generating meaningful knowledge and stimulating discovery through creative thinking and practice.
Our Core Values:
Integrity – To make informed decisions and act ethically and with fairness.
Respect – To listen and act professionally with courtesy and consideration of others.
Collaboration – To work together to advance creativity and innovation across disciplines.
Innovation – To be dedicated to discovery and communication of breakthrough and new ideas.
Sustainability – To prepare the next generation to lead our society toward a more sustainable future.
The School of Architecture is fortunate to offer students a range of research labs that enhance the graduate experience. The structure of the labs ensures a supportive research culture that facilitates industry engagement and positive impact from our research outputs. Research and innovation activities in the SoA are organized in 7 theme-based Labs which define our priority research concentrations.
Steffen Lehmann, Ph.D., Director of the School of Architecture
Josh Vermillion, M. Arch., Graduate Coordinator
School of Architecture Faculty
School of Architecture Courses
Graduate Certificate in Hospitality Design
Master of Architecture
Master of Design