Master of Environmental Design Studies
Master of Environmental Design Studies is a one-year, non-professional program for a student who has completed an undergraduate degree in environmental design or a related field but does not intend to become a professional architect. It may be taken through full-time or part-time study. Currently the only MEDS subject area is Design-Build. It is described on the “Graduate Programs” page on the School of Architecture Website.

Two options are available for completing the MEDS program:

  1. 24 credit hours of courses plus a MEDS Major Project equivalent to 6 credit hours.
  2. 18 credit hours of courses plus a MEDS Thesis equivalent to 12 credit hours.

Other available courses are listed in the Master of Architecture section and in the Planning section of this calendar.