School of Landscape Architecture

Design and Create Inspiring Outdoor Environments

State-of-the-Art Facilities
Professional Instructors
Small Class Sizes


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"It is amazing to see how much I have grown since starting here at the Academy. I think the instructors really pushed me to reach my fullest capabilities."

- Kimberly Mowbray, Academy of Art University student

Academy of Art University's School of Landscape Architecture offers the following degrees:

  • Associate of Arts (AA)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Academy of Art University’s School of Landscape Architecture offers classes in:

  • 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 & More!

Career opportunities in Landscape Architecture include:

  • 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
  • Environmental Planner
  • Cost Estimator
  • Construction Administrator
  • 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
  • Assistant Garden Designer & More!
 
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