Graduate Admissions

Programs + Deadlines

The College of Environmental Design's application cycles for Graduate programs are on varied schedules. Please check the deadlines below and verifiy with the appropriate department(s) you plans to apply.

*Applications are due before 9 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (P.S.T.) on the dates below. Please allow yourself at least 30 minutes before the deadline to submit your application.*

Professional Master's Degree Programs

Program Application Deadline
Master of Architecture
Description | Prerequisites
December 15, 2020
Master of City Planning
Description | Prerequisites
December 15, 2020
Master of Landscape Architecture
Description | Prerequisites
December 15, 2020
Master of Real Estate Development + Design
Description | Admissions Requirements
View deadlines 
Master of Urban Design
Description | Prerequisites
Not Accepting Applications*

*The MUD program is not accepting applications for Fall 2021. Applications for Fall 2022 will open in September 2021.

Post Professional Master's Degree Programs

Program Application Deadline
Master of of Advanced Architectural Design
Description
 January 6, 2021

Concurrent Degree Programs

Program Application Deadline
Concurrent Master of Architecture/Master of City Planning
Description
 December 15, 2020
Concurrent Master of Architecture/Master of Landscape Architecture
Description
 December 15, 2020
Concurrent Master of Architecture/Master of Science in Structural Engineering
Description
 December 15, 2020
Concurrent Master of City Planning/Juris Doctor*
Description
 December 15, 2020
Concurrent Master of City Planning/Master of Landscape Architecture
Description 
 December 15, 2020
Concurrent Master of City Planning/Master of Public Health*
Description
 December 1, 2020
Concurrent Master of City Planning/Master of Science in Transportation Engineering
Description
 December 15, 2020

*For the MCP/JD degree programs, you must fill out separate applications for the MCP program and the JD programs. The deadline above is for the MCP application only. For JD application processes and deadlines, please see Berkeley Law and UC Hastings websites.

*For the MCP/MPH degree, you must also submit a SOPHAS application to the School of Public Health. Please contact the School of Public Health with program and admissions questions.

Academic Master's Degree Programs

Program Application Deadline
Master of Science in Architecture
Description
 December 15, 2020
Master of Arts in Design
Description | Prerequisites

 Currently Not Accepting Applications

Ph.D. Degree Programs

Program Application Deadline
Ph.D. in Architecture
Description
 December 15, 2020
Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning
Description | Prerequisites
 December 1, 2020
Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture
Description | Prerequisites
 December 1, 2020

Graduate Certificate Programs

Program Application Deadline
Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST)
Description
  • Program application and supporting materials are due no later than one month prior to the end of the semester.
  • Completion application and supporting materials will be accepted in the last semester of study, no later than one month prior to the end of the semester.
INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN REAL ESTATE (IGCRE)
Description
  • Program application and supporting materials are due for Fall semester: October 1 and for the Spring semester: March 1
  • Completion application and supporting materials will be accepted in the last semester of study, no later than one month prior to the end of the semester.