The College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at UTA offers degree programs in architecture, interior design, sustainable urban design, landscape architecture, planning (master’s and Ph.D.), and public administration (Master of Public Administration and Ph.D.). Three undergraduate minors are also offered: architectural history, environmental/sustainability studies, and urban affairs.  Graduate students can select from five certificate programs: Public Budgeting and Financial Management, Urban Nonprofit Management, Development Review, Geographic Information Systems, and Transportation Planning and Policy. Two new degree programs were launched in September 2021: B.S. in sustainable urban design and a post-professional M.S. in sustainable building technology. Faculty and dedicated staff inspire, motivate, and educate students to pursue excellence in academic scholarship, design practice, creative thinking and critical reflection.



Located on a 420-acre campus in the heart of the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area (population 7.6 million), The University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. As one of the largest and most diverse universities in Texas, UT Arlington is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. The University promotes lifelong learning through its academic, continuing education, and experiential learning programs. The faculty, staff, and student community share diverse cultural values that foster inclusivity and cultivate mutual respect.

Faculty Positions 

Director for the School of Architecture

The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at UTA invites applications for the position of the Director,...

Assistant Professor of Interior Design

The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington seeks applicants for a...

Open Rank-Non-Tenure Track

9-month Open Rank Position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice or Senior Lecturer in Building Technology,...

Assistant Professor, Architecture

Seeking individuals who will contribute by bringing expertise through research, teaching, and innovation in the areas of...

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