The University of Idaho Landscape Architecture program draws students from around the world to study in one of the most diverse bioregions in the nation. Design studios present real-world projects where students and faculty work with community members to develop integrated design solutions that preserve and enhance rural and urban landscapes throughout Idaho and beyond.
The University of Idaho offers a “seamless” professional landscape architecture program, making it possible to earn an undergraduate and master’s degree in as few as five and a half years, while preparing our graduates with the skills, experience and credentials needed to practice as a licensed landscape architect in less time than many traditional programs.
Accreditation: State registration boards in the United States require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure. University of Idaho’s M.L.A. degree has been accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB); this applies to the seamless B.S.L.A.-to-M.L.A. degree as well as the three-year 1st Professional MLA degree for students who have a baccalaureate degree in a discipline other than landscape architecture.
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Italy Landscape Architecture Program
Students from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds study cultural landscapes and urban design in classic settings across Italy. The six week summer program can be taken for graduate or undergraduate credit.