About the Major
An undergraduate degree in Architecture prepares you for many careers that are affiliated with a career as an architect. Many students follow their undergraduate degree with a Masters of Architecture (M.Arch) which is required to become a licensed architect. Read more about the major.
Common Entry Level Job Titles
- Architectural Intern
- AutoCAD Technician
- Model Builder
- Project Manager
Types of Employers
- Architecture and design firms
- Educational institutions
- For-profit companies
- Government agencies
- Nonprofits with emphasis in housing/construction
Salary and Employment Statistics
Top Career Resources
- Summer 2020 Architecture Resources
- American Institute of Architects–Minnesota
Local job postings and directory of Minnesota Firms
- Royal Institute of British Architects
International job postings and architecture career resources
- Architectural Experience Program (AXP)
Internship requirements for becoming a licensed architect.
In addition to these resources we recommend the following strategies to locate more information about careers related to your major:
- O*NET and Careerwise. These tools provide comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills and interests.
- Locate professional associations related to your major or career interests by conducting a Google Search on “(Name of major/career area/industry) professional associations.” Try these keywords: architecture, design, environment design, CAD, drafting
- Get involved in one of the many industry-related student groups on campus. These groups provide links to experiences, guest speakers, and discussion with like-minded students.
- Study Abroad Information for Architecture - B.S.
- Study Abroad Information for Architecture - B.D.A
- Graduate School Planning for Architecture and Landscape Architecture