3Why Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED)? The CAED will reshape you through guided design exploration integrated with the practicalities of a professional life. Whether your degree program is in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, health care design, architectural studies, or urban design the outcome will be to make you into a professional who can balance between improving the quality of built environments for all citizens while serving as a steward for our planet.

Design education is about developing your ability to make fitting decisions, to comprehend the ethical choices inherent in design, and to fulfill the human need for thriving in a complex world. The College of Architecture and Environmental Design strives to equip you with the right amount of social, theoretical, technical understanding, balanced with the proper ethical convictions and confidence that will serve you, and the citizens you will serve, over your lifetime.