Master On Campus

Landscape Architecture

University of Maryland

24 months
1706 USD/credit 40091 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 40091 USD/year
768 USD/credit 18048 USD/year
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MLA students take a series of lecture and studio design courses, beginning with an introduction to landscape design principles in the first year and culminating in an advanced research and studio design project in the graduating year.


LAAB standards require that first-professional degree curricula must include the core knowledge skills and applications of landscape architecture: landscape architectural history, philosophy, theory, values, ethics, practice, planning, design, implementation, and management.

What is the benefit of attending an accredited program?

In short-- you will be designing faster! Since Landscape Architecture is a field that requires you have a license to practice you need to fulfill the necessary requirements before applying for your license. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Resources
  • Graphic Tools for Landscape Representation
  • Graduate Studio I
  • Woody Plant Materials I
  • Digital Mapping and Drawing
  • Graduate Studio II
  • Landscape and Garden History
  • Environmental Analysis and Site Engineering
  • Woody Plant Materials II
  • LARC Theory/ Criticism
  • Landscape Const. Methods / Materials
  • Graduate Studio IV
  • Landscape and Identity
  • Landscape Arch. Research Methods
  • Professional Practice
  • Graduate Studio V
  • Master's Thesis Research or Creative Specialization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


47 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • CV/Resume
  • Supplementary Application
  • Portfolio (Multimedia Requirements section of application)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    40091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    40091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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