• Overview
  • Building sustainable futures.

    Accredited by the national Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB), this program provides the credentials and training required to practice as a licensed landscape architect.

    Professional landscape architects design and create innovative outdoor environments that solve complex problems to improve communities and the environment.

    Success in this challenging field demands a broad understanding of all art and design disciplines, as well as related environmental science fields. Students in landscape architecture engage in interdisciplinary design studios to address real-world problems. You will learn to apply design skills to address complex issues surrounding water conservation, resilient communities, bioregional planning, green infrastructure, urban design, sustainable development and other areas in which the profession is among today’s world leaders.

    The program also explores visualization and 3D modeling, geographic information systems, spatial decision support systems and other technologies used in the field.

    Students who are pursuing the pre-professional B.S. Landscape Architecture may transition seamlessly into the professional Master of Landscape Architecture program during their senior year. This option makes it possible to earn both the undergraduate degree and master’s degree in five and a half years.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Interested in sustainable design,
    • Interested in working with interdisciplinary teams to solve real-world problems, and
    • Interested in blending ecological principals with artistic inspiration to create a beautiful environments.
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Licensed landscape architect
    • Urban and regional planner
    • Community planner
    • Landscape designer
    • Landscape architecture historian
    • Landscape conservation and restoration specialist
    • Urban ecologist
    • Landscape manager
    • Park and recreation manager
    • Urban designer
    • Transportation systems designer
    • Site engineer
    • Geographic information system (GIS) specialist
    • 3D visualization and modeling specialist
    • Landscape construction manager
    • Teacher at a college or university
    • Professional in the U.S. Forest Service or U.S. Park Service