Landscape Architecture

Master of Landscape Architecture

Areas of Study

The Master of Landscape Architecture, first professional degree, is a professional degree program for students who do not have a background in landscape architecture or an LAAB-accredited degree in landscape architecture.

The Master of Landscape Architecture, postprofessional degree, is a postprofessional degree program for students who hold an LAAB-accredited degree in landscape architecture.

For more information, visit the landscape architecture website.

Graduate Studies Committee

The following faculty members served on the Graduate Studies Committee in the spring semester 2017.

Dean J Almy
Miroslava M Benes
Richard L Cleary
Gabriel Diaz Montemayor
Hope Hasbrouck
David D Heymann
Allan W Shearer
Jason S Sowell

Admission Requirements

Upon admission to the program, the student must pay a nonrefundable enrollment deposit to indicate that he or she accepts the offer of admission. The deposit is applied to the payment of tuition when the student enrolls.

Master of Landscape Architecture (first professional). This degree program is open to qualified applicants who hold baccalaureate degrees in any discipline. Applicants with an accredited professional degree in architecture may be eligible for admission with advanced standing. Applicants with a nonaccredited preprofessional degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or environmental design may also be granted advanced standing. Prerequisites include at least one three-semester-hour course in basic ecology or the equivalent.

Those who qualify are generally granted advanced standing of up to one or two terms, subject to review by the admissions committee. Students may be able to waive degree requirements by a petition process and by demonstrating equivalent study in any of the required course areas.

Master of Landscape Architecture (postprofessional). This degree program is open to qualified applicants who hold accredited professional degrees in landscape architecture.