Architectural Studies: Environment and Behavior Studies (MA/MS)

University of Missouri

Date Posted: July 5, 2018
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Buildings
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Architecture
Program Type: Master's Degree


Environment-behavior research explores a variety of environments, linking them to a range of behavioral concerns. This program is suitable for persons who seek careers in research, consulting, and/or teaching in architecture, interior design, and other environmental design disciplines.

Emphasis areas in environment and behavior include:

  • Design Education
  • History of the Designed Environment
  • Design Planning and Analysis
  • Interior Design Systems
  • Universal Design/Accessibility
  • Environment and Aging
  • Quality of Life and Design
  • Health Care Design
  • Housing, Neighborhood Design, and Sustainability
  • Organizational Systems and Design
  • Facility Management and Design
  • Programming, Design and Post-Occupancy Evaluation