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Immerse yourself in a learning community.

Distance & Online Education

Online, distance and low-residency education offerings at the BAC are designed to help you meet your academic and personal learning goals. Whether you're curious about spatial design, an aspiring designer or a practicing architect, our array of online courses enables you to balance life and work as you pursue your professional design education. The virtual classroom, which has the same rigor and richness of our traditional classrooms, offers you anytime, anywhere access to all your courses. Online learning is your opportunity to truly immerse yourself in a learning community, mentored by a practicing professional.  We offer over 100 online classes in sustainable design, historical preservation, classical architecture, including three graduate level degrees and four certificates.

Distance Graduate Degrees

Online Certificates

Online Course Offerings

  • Click on our Course Catalog page and Select "Custom Search Online" and "Submit" to see the complete list of online course offerings.

Flexible and Collaborative Learning Strategies

Use of emerging learning technologies such as VoiceThread collaboration offers interactive and visual communication with faculty and students anywhere, anytime around the world.

Featured Online & Hybrid Courses

Contemporary Architecture

This course is a survey of contemporary architecture around the world in the context of key...More

Urgent & Hopeful Future of Sustainable Design

A review of the "cutting edge" of sustainable design including the evolution of mindset, processes...More

Contact Us

For more information on distance graduate and certificate programs, please contact the Admissions Office:


Student Perspectives

The classes were significantly more demanding and rigorous than I had anticipated for online education, and I found that there was a very positive, stimulating aspect to the wide diversity of student backgrounds that an electronic/digital/virtual classroom is able to command and accommodate.

Elizabeth Russini, Architect