Awards & Accreditation
The University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture offers the Masters of Architecture (174 total credits) as a NAAB accredited degree program.The next accreditation visit will be in 2014 (full 6 year term granted in 2008).
"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 U.S. professional degree programs in architecture, recognizes three types of degrees: the Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture and the Doctor of Architecture".
"A program may be granted a 6 year, 3 year, or 2 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 consist of a pre-professional undergraduate degree and a professional graduate degree that, when earned sequentially, constitute an accredited professional education. However, the pre-professional degree is not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree". (NAAB) http://www.naab.org/