I have had an extremely well-rounded experience in the MIDC program. It allows you to gain empathy for the design field. I am able to put my construction input into design.
Master of Integrated Design and Construction Alumni
The Master of Building Construction (MBC) at Auburn is a non-thesis based graduate program which requires a minimum of thirty-five credit hours to complete.
Applicants with a degree from other disciplines may be admitted to the graduate program under condition that a minimum of 43 credit hours in industrial design will be completed at the undergraduate level. The Post Baccalaureate Program awards a Bachelor of Science in Environment Design degree (BEVD) upon completion of these undergraduate courses.
The information provided below assumes the applicant holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design or equivalent from an accredited program.
All applications for admission to Graduate Programs within the College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC) at Auburn must be completed through the Auburn Graduate School.
Application Deadline: February 1
Please refer to the Graduate School website for further information on admission, forms and procedures.
For more detailed information, please visit the Master of Industrial Design Program site.
The basic requirement is an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design or equivalent from an accredited college or university.
Please visit the MID application requirements on the program page.
Also, visit the Graduate School website for more information on prerequisites to apply.
Applicants with a non-Industrial Design degree must apply to the Environmental Design Post Baccalaurette program and complete 43 credit hours to apply for the Master of Industrial Design Program.
A complete application should be received by Auburn University by February 1 for admission mid-August.
A completed online graduate application, including payment of a nonrefundable application fee.
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Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
TOFEL Score (international students only)
Written scores range from 310-677 w/minimum of 550
Computer scores range from 0-300 w/minimum of 213
Administered (internet) exam minimum score 79
Bank Statement (international students only)
Students - $36,200.00 each 12 months
Spouse- $4,850.00 per year
Dependents - $3,370.00 per year
Three letters of reference
Letter of intent
Hard copy portfolio (any format, approximately 7-10 pages)
(CDs, DVDs and 35mm slides will not be accepted)
To speak with a graduate program advisor please contact Student Services at 334.844.5350. For more information on Master of Industrial Design email Clark Lundell, or call 334.844.2364.
All international applicants should refer to the Auburn Graduate School website concerning additional admission.
Several forms of financial assistance are available to graduate students, including grants by federal agencies, and fellowships, as well as low and moderate-interest, federally-insured loans, including subsidized loan programs.
CADC awards a limited number of graduate assistantships each year. Assistantships are service positions and normally involve providing support to faculty for research or teaching. Contact Clark Lundell about Graduate Teaching Assistantships.
Auburn University, an equal-opportunity educational institution, does not discriminate in its admissions policy on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, handicap, age or national origin.
Contact Clark Lundell about Graduate Teaching Assistantships for Industrial Design.
3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Yes, if you are an international applicant. The minimum score on the TOEFL is 550 (paper test) or 213 (computer based test) or 79 on iBT (internet based test).
Please refer to the International Student website for more information.
Graduate teaching assistants (GTA) must take the TSE with the exception that in certain situations, an oral exam can be taken upon arrival in Auburn in lieu of the TSE.
Your statement of purpose, recommendation letters (in a sealed and signed envelope by the recommender if sent as a hardcopy), and any other required material to Clark Lundell, or call 344.844.2369.
Please do NOT send photographs, resume, high-school certificates, etc.
No, the application fee cannot be waived. The University, not the department, mandates this fee. The checks should be made payable to Auburn University.
Please visit the graduate school website for detailed information about the graduate student health insurance plan.
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For more detailed information please visit the Industrial Design Graduate Program site.
Email Deborah Jordan in Student Services, or call 334.844.5350, to make an appointment to see an advisor.
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