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The Penn State Department of Architectural Engineering has established a long tradition of excellence and educational innovation. It is the oldest, continuously accredited architectural engineering program in the United States.

The primary mission of the department is to advance the built environment through the development of world-class architectural engineers and research.

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Academic Majors

  • Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (B.A.E.)
  • Integrated Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (B.A.E.)/Master of Architectural Engineering (M.A.E.)
  • Integrated Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (B.A.E.)/Master of Science (M.S.) in Architectural Engineering

Minors and Certificates

  • Residential Construction Minor

Graduate Degrees

  • One year, non-thesis M.Eng. in Architectural Engineering
  • M.S. in Architectural Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering
 

Student Organizations

  • Architectural Engineering Graduate Student Association
  • Alpha Rho Chi
  • ASHRAE
  • Design-Build Institute of America
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • Illuminating Engineering Society
  • Mechanical Contractors Association of America
  • National Association of Home Builders
  • National Electrical Contracting Association
  • Student Society of Architectural Engineers
  • Structural Engineers Association of Pennsylvania
  • Student Society of the Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence 
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • United State Green Building Council (USGBC)

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Globally recognized as a leading architectural engineering department, the mission of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to advance the built environment through the development of world-class architectural engineers and research. The vision of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to lead the world in innovative education and research to achieve high-performing built environments. Our program emphasizes the scientific and engineering aspects of planning, designing, and constructing buildings, providing our architectural engineering graduates with outstanding education and research opportunities. 

Department of Architectural Engineering

104 Engineering Unit A

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-6394