School of Architecture and Design

NAAB Substantial Equivalency


The term “substantial equivalency” identifies a program as comparable in educational outcomes in all significant aspects, and indicates that it provides an educational experience meeting acceptable standards, even though such program may differ in format or method of delivery. The designation is valid for six years beginning 1 January of the year in which the final visit (Visit 3) took place. In order to maintain the designation, the program must be visited again in the sixth year of the designation.

The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, School of Architecture and Design has received the substantial equivalency designation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board for the following professional degree program:

Master of Architecture degree (193 semester credit hours) – 2019

- Decision Letter
- USEK Architecture Program Report (APR) for Visit Three
- NAAB Visiting Team Report (VTR) for USEK Visit Three
- NAAB 2012 Conditions for Substantial Equivalency
- NAAB 2013 Procedures for Substantial Equivalency
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