Master of Arts in Landscape Architecture
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Landscape Architecture from the Academy of Art University is an online architecture degree from one of the top art schools.  This program includes an introduction to landscape architecture.  The curriculum then goes on to emphasize the essential factors involved in creating outdoor spaces. 

You will learn to:

  • Identify key elements of design
  • Conduct research and explore alternatives
  • Identify key processes on the site (soil types, plant species, wildlife, climate, hydrology, etc.)
  • Look at how human behavior affects outdoor space in designs
  • Apply principles of sustainability
  • Demonstrate awareness of design traditions, ideas, and influences in design proposals

This degree is intended for students who want to learn about the profession but who are not planning on practicing as landscape architects in the future.


  • An undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of Intent
  • Personal resume
  • Other admission materials may be required

School Accreditation Statement

National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission