Are you interested in sustainable planning, design, and management? Are you interested in working in an interdisciplinary team to create a sense of place? Are you interested in applying ecological design principles to real-world problems? Landscape Architects lead, educate, and participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments.
The Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture (PSLA) at the University of Maryland offers two professional degrees in Landscape Architecture accredited by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB). Both the undergraduate BLA and graduate MLA degrees meet the academic requirements for licensure.
Current Students: Don't forget to come in for advising! You can find more information on our Advising page!
Congratulations Maryland! FIRST PLACE: Urban Land Institute / Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition!
MLA student Amina Mohamed, (BLA 2012) was part of a team that also included Andrew Casavant (Master of Community Planning and BLA 2010 alum), David Ensor (Master of Architecture), Matthew Miller (Master of Architecture), and Rameez Munawar (Master of Real Estate Development). For more information see ULI Awards.
Congratulations Maryland AGAIN!FIRST PLACE:MD Sustainable Growth Challenge: Robyn Edwards, Amy Marin, Elisabeth Walker, Nancy Britt, Adriana Mendoza, and Travis Wierengo. For more information see MD Sustainable Growth Challenge.
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Interested in applying? We are still accepting MLA applications for Fall 2015!
A living embodiment of the land grant mission. Committed to offering exemplary teaching programs.
Conducting internationally renowned research. Coordinating outstanding extension/outreach efforts.
Engaging individuals, groups, and communities to improve quality of life in Maryland and beyond.