The BAC's Master of Landscape Architecture is a professionally accredited program that prepares you to become a licensed landscape architect. Through studio work in urban design, planning, and site design, you gain knowledge over natural and constructed systems that shape sustainable urban spaces. Design concepts are supported by media and technology courses, providing you with representation skills and construction technology expertise.

Our innovative approach to education integrates real-world design practice with traditional classroom learning. At the BAC, you earn credit working in professional firms, conducting community service, or exploring areas of applied research. Because students come to the BAC with a range of experience and education, we work with you to find the quickest path to your goal—qualified students can graduate in as few as 2 years.

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Standard Track 2-Year Track

The Path to Your Degree

Master of Landscape Architecture Curriculum

The Highlights

  • The MLA is a first professional degree accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board that prepares you to earn professional licensure.
  • With a bachelor's degree in design or architecture, you can enter with advanced standing and graduate in as few as 2 years.
  • The BAC partners with over 350 firms that hire you to work while you study.
  • Instructors are professionals in the field who bring current perspectives on landscape architecture into the classroom.
  • You begin your program with a Foundation year, learning the fundamentals of design in studios with students from all the BAC's design disciplines.
  • You finish your program with a comprehensive, practical thesis project of professional relevance and value to the discipline of landscape architecture.
  • The BAC offers opportunities to learn through travel studios, guest lectures, collaborative projects, and professional student groups.

The Path to Your Degree

Advanced Standing Master of Landscape Architecture Curriculum

The Highlights

The BAC makes it possible to complete a Master in Landscape Architecture in as few as 2 years. Entering students who hold an accredited degree in architecture, an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture or architecture, or a degree in a related field such as environmental design, may be granted advanced standing of up to two academic terms. Students who are granted advanced standing must have completed courses that are approved equivalents to the courses of the first two semesters of the Master in Landscape Architecture program.

  • The 2-Year MLA is a first professional degree accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board that prepares you to earn professional licensure.
  • The BAC partners with over 350 firms that hire you to work while you study.
  • Instructors are professionals in the field who bring current perspectives on landscape architecture into the classroom.
  • You have the opportunity to engage creatively in a wide range of contemporary design challenges.
  • You finish your program with a comprehensive, practical thesis project of professional relevance and value to the discipline of landscape architecture.
  • The BAC offers opportunities to learn through travel studios, guest lectures, collaborative projects, and professional student groups.

Standard Track

The Path to Your Degree

Master of Landscape Architecture Curriculum

The Highlights

  • The MLA is a first professional degree accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board that prepares you to earn professional licensure.
  • With a bachelor's degree in design or architecture, you can enter with advanced standing and graduate in as few as 2 years.
  • The BAC partners with over 350 firms that hire you to work while you study.
  • Instructors are professionals in the field who bring current perspectives on landscape architecture into the classroom.
  • You begin your program with a Foundation year, learning the fundamentals of design in studios with students from all the BAC's design disciplines.
  • You finish your program with a comprehensive, practical thesis project of professional relevance and value to the discipline of landscape architecture.
  • The BAC offers opportunities to learn through travel studios, guest lectures, collaborative projects, and professional student groups.

2-Year Track

The Path to Your Degree

Advanced Standing Master of Landscape Architecture Curriculum

The Highlights

The BAC makes it possible to complete a Master in Landscape Architecture in as few as 2 years. Entering students who hold an accredited degree in architecture, an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture or architecture, or a degree in a related field such as environmental design, may be granted advanced standing of up to two academic terms. Students who are granted advanced standing must have completed courses that are approved equivalents to the courses of the first two semesters of the Master in Landscape Architecture program.

  • The 2-Year MLA is a first professional degree accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board that prepares you to earn professional licensure.
  • The BAC partners with over 350 firms that hire you to work while you study.
  • Instructors are professionals in the field who bring current perspectives on landscape architecture into the classroom.
  • You have the opportunity to engage creatively in a wide range of contemporary design challenges.
  • You finish your program with a comprehensive, practical thesis project of professional relevance and value to the discipline of landscape architecture.
  • The BAC offers opportunities to learn through travel studios, guest lectures, collaborative projects, and professional student groups.