A landscape architect is a licensed professional who combines art and science to design outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's/Master's degree and a state license.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In December 2018, the median yearly salary for a landscape architect was $57,033, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Landscape Architect Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society of Landscape Architects
- Association of Professional Landscape Designers
- National Association of Landscape Professionals
- Organic Landscape Association
- The American Institute of Architects
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn about landscape architecture from Janice Nicol of The Office of Cheryl Barton.