Programs

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Environmental Design

The BEnvD is a four-year, pre-professional undergraduate degree centered on the design of built environments. This program offers a foundation for students who intend to pursue careers and/or graduate studies in design and building professions, including Architecture, Landscape Architecture and related disciplines.

Bachelor of Environmental Design
Graduate
Master of Landscape Architecture

Interested in becoming a landscape architect and learning the skills and strategies needed to enhance a beautiful, resilient and healthy built environment in our state and beyond? Please click on the link below to find out more about Hawaii’s only professional landscape architecture program.

Master of Landscape Architecture
Graduate
Master of Architecture

The program is designed for students holding a four-year preprofessional architecture degree that are interested in completing a professional graduate-level architecture degree to prepare them to enter the profession. The program may be completed in two years and culminates in a Capstone Project that combines design and applied research.

Master of Architecture
Graduate
Doctor of Architecture

It is the highest professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The program integrates coursework with professional office practice and provides a doctorate project of research and design. Future professionals from this program are well equipped to address regional architectural issues in the Asia Pacific arena.

Doctor of Architecture
Graduate
Global Track Dual Degree

This unique program allows students to complete coursework in Hawaii and Shanghai, China. Students receive a NBAA accredited Master of Architecture degree or Master of Engineering in Architectural Design and Theory from Tongji University and a NAAB accredited Doctor of Architecture degree from the University of Hawaii.

Global Track Dual Degree
Graduate
Historic Preservation

The Historic Preservation Graduate Certificate Program (HPGCP) is a 15 credit-hour program, which may be taken alone or in conjunction with another Graduate Certificate, or an M.A. or Ph.D. degree in American Studies or another department.

Historic Preservation Certificate
Undergraduate
Study Abroad

In addition to the various international study options offered by the school, including the DArch-Global Track and travel as part of ARCH course requirements or options, all students have access to more international study opportunities through the Manoa International Exchange Program (MIX) and UHM Study Abroad Center (SAC).

Study Abroad
Graduate
Lifelong Learning

The School of Architecture is committed to the principle of Lifelong Learning. This includes the areas of Continuing Education, Professional Education, Executive Education, Distance Learning and much more.

Lifelong Learning

Scholarships & Awards

The University of Hawai‘i System Common Scholarship Application is available online in the fall semester for the following academic year. For example, in order to be considered for a scholarship in the 2021-2022 academic year, you must apply in the Fall 2020 semester.  Typically, the timeframe for the open application period is between October and March. Students attending any University of Hawai‘i campus are encouraged to apply in order to be considered for system and campus scholarships.

Past scholarship recipients are eligible to reapply as long as they satisfy the published application requirements; however, if any two proposals of equal merit are under consideration, it is likely that award priority will be given to the applicant without previous support or opportunity.

Scholarships

AIA Honolulu Scholarship Allen R. Johnson-Roy C. Kelley Architectural Travel Award Architects Pacific, Inc. Endowed Scholarship Barry John Baker Scholarship Bergum Scholarship Gilman Hu Honolulu Chapter CSI Endowed Scholarship HONBLUE Student Support Fund Leighton Liu Endowed Scholarship PBR Hawaiʻi Scholarship R. Richard Morris Memorial Scholarship UHSAAA Scholarship

Awards

Alpha Rho Chi Medal,
National Professional Architectural Fraternity Award
King Student Medal,
Architectural Research Centers Consortium
Henry Adams Medal + Certificate,
American Institute of Architects Award
Don and Laura Goo Praxis Prizes Hawai‘i Architectural Foundation (HAF) Awards