A green garden.

M.L.A. Landscape Architecture

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Create Innovative Landscapes

Shape your career as a licensed landscape architect in a program accredited by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB). Learn to design and create innovative outdoor spaces that solve problems and improve lifestyles, communities and the environment. Engage in interdisciplinary studies across art and design and prepare for success in this challenging field.

Fast Facts

  • One of 51 programs nationally accredited by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB).
  • Three-year M.L.A. program for students who hold an undergraduate degree in a field other than landscape architecture.
  • One and a half to two-year Post Professional version of the MLA available to students who already have a degree in Landscape Architecture from another university.
  • Collaborate with classmates, faculty and students from related disciplines on projects that address real-world design problems facing communities throughout Idaho.
  • Urban and regional planning
  • Community planning
  • Landscape design
  • Landscape architecture history
  • Landscape conservation and restoration
  • Urban ecology
  • Landscape development and management
  • Park and recreation management
  • Urban design
  • Transportation systems design
  • Site engineering
  • Geographic information science
  • 3D visualization and modeling
  • Landscape construction
  • Advanced specialization and scholarship
  • Teaching in higher education
  • Careers with the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Park Service


Potential salaries are based
upon averages for
Urban and Regional Planners.
Degree Roadmap Students who graduate with a professional degree in Landscape Architecture will complete 91 required credits toward this 3-year degree. Download a PDF of the requirements.
Degree Prep To prepare for obtaining your degree in Landscape Architecture, we recommend you have an understanding of:
  • environmental studies, behavior studies, sustainable architecture
  • humanities, languages, and social sciences 
  • architecture and design

Professional Fee

per semester

Applies to full-time students, or those registered for a minimum of 12 credits. Confused? We've got an answer for you.

Technical Fee

per semester

This fee partially supports personnel as well as the equipment, tools and supplies that are available for our majors to utilize within their class work.
Scholarships The College of Art and Architecture awards more than $42,000 in scholarships each year. There are many scholarship opportunities to explore
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Internships Our strong industry connections create opportunities for internships with regional firms and other organizations. Our students have completed internships at:

  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Libraries
  • Public schools (teaching practicum required for art education majors)
  • Public agencies
  • Private firms in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design or graphic design
  • Art nonprofits
  • Community centers

Get involved with our clubs on campus. More information about our clubs and ways to get in touch are available here.

  • American Institute of Architecture Students
  • American Institute of Graphic Artists
  • American Society of Interior Designers
  • Freedom by Design
  • Integrated Designers, Educators, and Artists
  • National Association of Educators of Art
  • New World Design Build
  • Student Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architecture
  • Student Congress of Art & Architecture
  • Visual Arts Community
  • Tau Sigma Delta - Honor Society