Founded in 1925 as the School of Architecture, DCP has evolved into the unique combination of nationally ranked academic and professionals programs that address all aspects of the built environment. Its units include: School of Architecture, M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Construction Management, School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Department of Interior Design, Master of Historic Preservation, Bachelor and Master Programs in Sustainability and PhD Program with concentrations in all DCP disciplines.
Academic programs in DCP are accredited by the professional organization of each discipline:
Architecture – National Architectural Accrediting Board
Construction Management – American Council for Construction Education
Interior Design – Foundation for Interior Design Education
Landscape Architecture – Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board
Urban and Regional Planning – Planning Accreditation Board