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Samantha Edwards

Certificate Program in Landscape Architecture

Note: We currently are not accepting new certificate registrations for this program. Courses in the existing curriculum will continue to run as scheduled for a limited time. Contact the department for more details.

Successful work in landscape architecture requires a comprehensive, multidisciplinary education in aspects of botany, horticulture, architecture, ecology and more. Without requiring prior background, the Certificate Program in Landscape Architecture prepares you for entry-level positions in the profession and for continued professional achievement and advancement.

Taught by industry professionals, the curriculum enables you to develop aesthetic sensitivity and environmental awareness, a thorough knowledge of historical precedent, a definable and defensible design methodology, the technical knowledge and skills necessary to compete effectively for jobs, and a comprehensive portfolio. Designed to comply with the highest standards of the profession, the curriculum encourages individual creativity while emphasizing the practical applications of design solutions. It also helps you qualify to sit for the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards' Landscape Architect Registration Exam (LARE).