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Master of Landscape Architecture

Program Overview

The MLA program has been in existence since 1958. Since that time the program's mission has been to train "entry level" professional landscape architects.


Master of Landscape Architecture Admissions requirements.


Master of Landscape Architecture semester outline.

Students & Student Work

MLA Final presentation examples and Current/Graduated student listing, and MLA Final Presentation Examples.

Materials Requirements

The following suggestions describe the minimum supplies required to easily complete design projects using manual graphics.

Suggested Readings

Students should be familiar with some of the following publications before entering the MLA program.

Technology Requirements

All incoming students in the College of Architecture are required to possess a laptop computer. The minimum and recommended specifications can be found on the Information Technology Services (ITS) web site. It is recommended that incoming students wait until classes begin before purchasing software. A list of computer programs used by students in the College of Architecture and as well as links to where they can be purchased/obtained can be found on the ITS web site.


Former students are encouraged to update their contact information and submit news and photos for Class Acts. To update your data or submit news, please click here.

Public Information Policy

Programs accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB) are required to provide reliable information to the public. Programs must report on accreditation status and its performance. This information is to help potential students make informed application decisions. To review this information, click  here.

Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure Statement

Notice to students pursuing programs that may lead to a professional license or certification required for employment.

The following programs may lead to a professional license or certification that is required for employment. Professional licensure/certification requirements vary from state to state, which may affect a student’s ability to apply for a professional license/certification upon the completion of the program. The U.S. Department of Education regulation, 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v), requires an institution to disclose whether the program will fulfill educational requirements for licensure or certification for each state. The administrative departments that offer the programs have made the following determination regarding their curriculum.

Program Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Meets AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, PR
Does not meet DC, VI, AS, CNMI, GU, MH, FM, PW
A determination has not been made __


We recommend students contact the appropriate state licensing agency in their state or the state where they intend to work to seek the most up-to-date information about state licensure/certification requirements before beginning the program.

Pertinent information related to the importance of licensure in landscape architecture can be found here:

Pertinent information related to experience requirements for licensure for landscape architects can be found here: