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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 which contribute to society and promote the wise use of land and landscape including: bachelor of landscape architecture (BLA), master of landscape architecture (MLA), and master of science (MS) degrees. The programs provide pathways into professional careers in landscape architecture and related fields. 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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