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Careers in Architectural Studies

The Architectural Studies emphasis prepares students at the undergraduate level for application to professional architecture programs as well as for professional roles in the design and construction industry.

MU provides student services through the Student Success Center and Hire Mizzou Tigers.

See post-graduate placements in Spotlight on Alumni. Career opportunities include:

  • Architect – with MArch degree
  • Designer – with firms offering services in design, development, construction
  • Residential designer
  • Manufacturer’s showroom designer
  • CAD specialist
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) specialist and management
  • Design with digital media specialist
  • Professional renderer
  • Model builder
  • ADA and accessibility compliance consultant
  • US Green Building Consultant – “LEED” certification specialist

  • Architectural photographer
  • Building materials sales representative
  • Product designer
  • Specification writer
  • Installation supervisor
  • Contract administrator
  • Marketing specialist
  • Construction project manager
  • Museum and exhibit work
  • Journalism
  • Merchandising, retail and exhibit design
  • Graphics and wayfinding
  • Dealership customer service
  • Lighting specification
  • Facility planner