BPS in Architectural Technology

Learn conceptual design all the way through to construction. Architectural Technologists use a combination of professional expertise, interpersonal skills, design ability and knowledge of computer applications to communicate complex technical information.

Please view the Architectural Technology course list for details on the curriculum.

Admission Requirements
  • Students applying to the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Architectural Technology program should possess transferable credit from a regionally-accredited institution in one of the following:
    • CAD
    • Interior Design
    • Construction/Facilities Management
    • Drafting
    • Electronics
    • Manufacturing
  • Earn a transfer GPA with a minimum of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

All admissions applications for the BPS are reviewed to ensure that each candidate possesses the foundation necessary to successfully pursue his/her requested concentration.

Career Opportunities
  • Architectural Solution Specialist
  • Sustainable Construction Specialist
  • Layout Designer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Assistant Engineering Designer
  • Architectural Drafter
  • CAD Drafter/Technician
  • Facility/Real Estate Management Assistant
  • Construction Planner/Coordinator
Licensure Programs

The BPS in Architectural Technology will not qualify a student to sit for the NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Board) exam. Upon completion of the degree students will be eligible for a variety of job opportunities in construction, real estate management, as well as entry-level positions in the construction, space planning and architectural industries.


Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.