Master of Landscape Architecture
Post-Professional Degree

The Master of Landscape Architecture, Post-Professional Degree, is a graduate program designed to provide individuals who have completed an undergraduate professional landscape architecture degree or its equivalent an opportunity to engage in advanced scholarship and professional development. The program seeks applicants who demonstrate academic and professional achievement and the potential for professional leadership. The program is designed to facilitate a concentrated examination of advanced topics in relation to the practice of landscape architecture. Topics can vary but are not exclusive to Sustainable Design, Cultural and Historic Landscapes, and issues of Urbanism and Landscape Architecture.

Requirements for Award of Degree

A candidate will be recommended for the Master of Landscape Architecture as a post-professional degree upon satisfactory completion of 48 hours in the following schedule of courses.

First semester

LAR 696 Advanced Design Studio 6
LAR 388 Post Professional Seminar 3
  Approved Elective* 3
Second semester
LAR 696 Advanced Design Studio 6
  Approved Elective* 3
  Approved Elective* 3
Third semester
LAR 696 Advanced Design Studio 6
  Approved Elective* 3
  Approved Elective* 3
  OR LAR 397** Master's Design Study - Prep  
Fourth semester
LAR 696 Advanced Design Studio 6
  OR LAR 697K** Master's Design Study  
  Approved Elective* 3
  Approved Elective *  3
TOTAL   48

* Electives approved by the Graduate Adviser in Landscape Architecture.

** Students may elect to engage in an independent Master's Design Study rather than enroll in the Advanced Design Studio, with approval from the Graduate Adviser. Enrolling in the Master's Design Study requires successful completion of the LAR 397 Master's Design Stud - Preparation in the third semester. LAR 397 replaces the free or distributional elective in the third semester. Refer to "Guidelines for Preparing a Master's Design Study in Landscape Architecture."