What People Do

What You Can Do

The Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.) is the professional degree required to practice as a licensed landscape architect.


There is a high demand for professional landscape architects. Our graduates have chosen a variety of career paths, including:

  • 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