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Post-professional programs

SCI-Arc currently offers two post-professional programs: Future Initiatives and Emerging Systems & Technologies|Media. Students are admitted into these programs in the Fall term only. Successful candidates receive a SCI-Arc Masters of Design Research Degree (MDesR) with specialization in City Design, Planning and Policy; and Emerging Systems & Technologies|Media, respectively.

The early decision deadline for Fall 2014 admission into one of the two post-professional programs is March 1, 2014; regular admissions deadline is April 15, 2014. Late applications may be considered on a case by case basis.

For more details, please read the brief descriptions below and visit the program pages.

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SCIFI - Future Initiatives (MDesR)
ESTm - Emerging Systems & Technologies (MDesR)

SCIFI Future Initiatives  
SCI-Arc's SCIFI program is a one year, three-term post-professional degree program leading to a SCI-Arc Master of Design Research Degree (MDesR) in City Design, Planning and Policy. The program is open to students with a professional degree in Architecture or a Bachelor degree or equivalent in any field. The program requires attendance for the Fall, Spring and Summer terms.

For detailed information about the program, visit the SCIFI program page.

It is recommended that students entering the SCIFI program are familiar with the following software packages: Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Maya, Rhino, and Flash.

 
ESTm Emerging Systems & Technologies  
SCI-Arc's Emerging Systems & Technologies program is a one year, three-term post-professional degree program leading to a SCI-Arc Master of Design Research Degree (MDesR) in Emerging Systems & Technologies. ESTm is open to applicants who have already completed a professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch), or its equivalent abroad. The program requires attendance for the Fall, Spring and Summer terms.

For detailed information about the program, visit the ESTm program page.

Prerequisites for ESTm:
Introduction to Digital Design, a short, intensive workshop offered prior to the fall term, is intended to provide entering students with the foundation in digital tools necessary to successfully undertake the demands of the ESTm program.

 

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