Is the program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board?.. it's important that program is accredited.
In UC Berkeley you can find following courses...Building and Site Design (Master of Architecture & Master of Landscape Architecture)
City and Regional Planning (Master of Architecture & Master of City Planning)
International and Area Studies (Master of Architecture or Ph.D. in Architecture & Master of Arts)
New Media (Ph.D. in Architecture & Designated Emphasis in New Media)
Structural Engineering (Master of Architecture & Master of Science)
Department of Labor predicts that over the next ten years, employment of architects will increase more rapidly than the average for all occupations.
According to most recent US Department of Labor statistics, architects in the USA earn between ~$40,000 and ~$130,000 a year. The mean annual wage is ~$75,000 per year, and the mean hourly rate is $37.
Some job titles include ..Architect, Preservationist,
Project Manager (General Contractor),
Facility Manager (Facility Management Company)
Some top rated Architecture firms are .
William Rawn Associates
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Rafael Viñoly Architects
Perkins + Will
Gwathmey siegel & Associates Architects