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Landscape Architecture Curricula + Programs


First Professional LAAB Degree (TRACK III)  is intended for graduate students with undergraduate degrees in fields other than landscape architecture, architecture, or related design fields.

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First Professional LAAB Degree, Advanced Standing (TRACK II)  is intended for:
• graduate students with degrees in landscape architecture, architecture, or related design programs that are not LAAB accredited, or
• graduate students obtaining concurrent degrees in architecture, urban design or urban planning

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MLA Post Professional Degree (TRACK I)  is intended for graduate students with prior LAAB accredited degrees in landscape architecture.

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MLA + Master of Architecture at NCSU: Landscape architecture students have the opportunity to earn a dual degree in both landscape architecture and architecture in either 3 or 4 years depending on experience.

MLA + Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) at UNC Chapel Hill: NC State’s landscape architecture students can combine their landscape architecture education with studies at UNC Chapel Hill to pursue a dual degree with planning. You must apply and be admitted separately to each program. Students may apply to both programs at once or may choose to apply to a second program during the fall of their first semester.

Interested candidates should contact Carla Delcambre for additional information as these opportunities are customized based on students background and experience.


City Design Certificate: The Graduate Certificate in City Design focuses on design at the scale of the city, and within neighborhoods and urban districts. Studios and seminars focus on the challenges, and opportunities facing communities and cities in the 21st century, with a particular emphasis upon principles of sustainability and urban ecology.

Public Interest Design Certificate: Public Interest Design (PID) is a participatory and issue-based design practice that places emphasis on the “triple bottom line” of sustainable design that includes environmental, economic, and social challenges across the world. PID seeks to broaden access to the benefits of sustainable design to all.


• Park Planning, Design and Asset Management (PPDAM) Certificate     • Disaster Resilience Certificate

Other Graduate Certificate Programs that may be of interest to MLA students are: GIS, Public Policy, and Horticultural Science. Please visit the Graduate School website for more information.