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Since 1911 the Landscape Architecture program at ESF has been educating designers and planners, practitioners and teachers, advocates and policy makers devoted to a viable, sustainable integration of natural and cultural communities.

The Department of Landscape Architecture offers degree programs to contribute to society and the wise use of land and landscape: the bachelor of landscape architecture (BLA), master of landscape architecture (MLA), and master of science degrees (MS). Each provides students careers as a professional landscape architecture and related fields. are offered. Qualified undergraduate students may apply for the combined BLA/MS fast-track option.


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Landscape Architecture students at ESF have exceptional opportunities:

  • Areas of study — Choose among areas of study that encourage in-depth exploration such as ecological design, cultural landscape studies, or community planning and engagement.
  • Relationship with Syracuse University — With adjacent campuses, ESF and SU have a long history of sharing courses and activities.
  • International Connections — Every BLA student and many grads study abroad for a semester, providing an unmatched learning experience.

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