Architectural Studies

The types of careers that Architectural Studies majors pursue are not design positions. Instead, graduates of this program generally work in architectural research and scholarship. Students of this program have an interdisciplinary background that prepares them for a variety of settings for their work.



Related Career Titles for Architectural Studies


Community Developer

Design/Graphic Artist

Grant Writer

High School Teacher

Investment Banker

Management Trainee


Market Researcher

Military Officer

Non-Technical Salesperson

Outreach Worker

Project Manager


School Plant Consultant

Software Developer

University Professor


Industries and Organizations That Hire Architectural Studies Majors

Architectural Services

Building, Developing, & General Contracting

Computer and Electronic Products

Computer Systems Design/Computer Consulting

Consulting Services (Management)

High Schools

Colleges and Universities

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Legal Services

Financial Services

Publishing (Newspaper, Periodical, Book, & Data Base Publishers)

Real Estate

Waste Management & Remediation Services

Military Services

Social Services

Insurance Carriers & Related Activities

Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation

Government (Federal)

Government (State & Local)


Web Sites For Architectural Studies Majors

Society of Architectural Historians

The Architecture Research Institute, Inc


Resources in the Career Resource Center


  • The Career Connection II
  • VGM’s Handbook of Scientific & Technical Careers (2nd ed.)
  • Career Information Center: Construction
  • Career Information Center: Employment Trends & Master Index
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The Princeton Review Guide to Your Career
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • College Majors and Careers


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