Career Outlook
Average Salary
Projected Regional Growth
  • College Campus Design
  • Corporate and Commercial Grounds Design
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Hotel and Resort Design
  • Monument Grounds Design
  • Parks and Recreation Design
  • Project Manager
  • Streetscape Design
  • Therapeutic Garden Design
  • Zoological Design

For individuals who

Want to pursue an advanced degree in Landscape Architecture. Want a professional degree with access to a network of faculty, alumni and peers.

Looking for

Classes on designing built environments, including small parks and city master plans. Travel opportunities. Access to state-of-the-art design labs and software.  

To become

  • Landscape Architect
  • Land Developer
  • Landscape Planner
  • Parks Manager
  • Urban Designer

In the United States, most registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure.

The Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB), which is the sole agency authorized to accredit professional degree programs in landscape architecture offered by institutions with U.S. has a mission to evaluate, advocate for, and advance the quality of education in professional program leading to a degree in landscape architecture.

Admission Requirements

  • Students currently enrolled in the 4-year pre-professional degree at NDSU may apply to the Master of Landscape Architecture program.
  • Transfer students with pre-professional or professional degrees in landscape architecture from another school may be considered for admission to years 4 and 5 in the program, based on test scores, GPA, and portfolio review. Transfer students should contact the department directly before application to the Graduate School.
  • Candidates must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 to be considered for full-standing admission.