School of Landscape Architecture
"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world."
San Francisco is home to one of the largest concentrations of Landscape Architects. Come learn from them.
Collaborate with Academy of Art University students from the Schools of Architecture, Interior Architecture & Design, Motion Pictures & Television, Fine Art & Sculpture and Graphic Design to create dynamic landscapes for the 21st Century. Learn to see the world in a new way and create landscapes that people love, landscapes that restore the earth’s processes and systems.
Landscape Architecture is an art and a science, and it is projected to be one of the 50 best professions in the next decade. Join one of the newest landscape architecture school programs in the nation and be a pioneer in making the world a better, greener place.
Courses offered in the School of Landscape Architecture include Plants as Design Elements in the Landscape, Grading & Drainage, Urban Open Spaces and many others. See more.
- Plants as Design Elements in the Landscape
- Grading & Drainage
- Computer Aided Drafting
- Landscape Graphics
- The Natural World
- Climate & Plant Communities
- Site Planning
- Construction Documents
- Professional Practices
- Garden Design
- Water Features for Outdoor Environments
- Urban Open Spaces
- Landscape Design Studio
- Hardscaping Materials & Details
- Landscape Social Factors
- Outdoor Lighting
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Schedule of Classes
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The School of Landscape Architecture offers AA, BFA and MFA degrees. Learn More.
Study Landscape Architecture through undergraduate programs, graduate programs and continuing art education.
Learn from top industry professionals in Landscape Architecture who work to inspire you and develop your unique talents. Learn More.
Get hands-on experience with the latest tools in landscape architecture and learn to master every resource to create a dynamic portfolio that stands out above the rest.
News & Success Stories
Find your motivation in the successes Academy alumni and faculty members have had. See what took them to the top of the industry and earned the acclaim of their peers. Learn More.
Spring Show Portfolio
See the student work that can truly be called the best of the best from this year's Spring Show. Learn More.
As a Landscape Architecture student, you will begin your professional career day one. Learn more.
Career & Job Opportunities
Graduates of the School of Landscape Architecture can embark on careers such as Urban Designer, Landscape Designer and many others. See more.
- Urban Designer
- Technical Specification Writer
- Senior Project Manager in a landscape architect/architect/civil engineer firm
- Senior Project Designer in a landscape architect/architect/civil engineer firm
- Senior Landscape Architect
- Resource Management
- Project Manager in a landscape architect/architect/civil engineer firm
- Project Designer in a landscape architect/architect/civil engineer firm
- Principal in Firm
- Nursery Assistant
- Multiagency Coordinator
- Landscape Designer
- Landscape Architect Firm Team Member
- Junior Landscape Architect
- Irrigation Consultant
- Outdoor Lighting Consultant
- Habitat Restoration
- Garden Designer
- Environmental Planner
- Cost Estimator
- Construction Administrator
- Assistant Garden Designer