DPLA's Spring 2022 courses are now available!

PLA is home to undergraduate and graduate academic programs as well as research labs and community partnerships.
Introducing students to the field of landscape studies and provides specialties in restoration ecology, environmental planning, or cultural and historic landscapes.
Training students to become licensed landscape architects. This is a professional degree program accredited by the American Society of Landscape Architects.
This Master of Science degree emphasizes conducting original research in the form of a thesis or creating evidence-based design solutions to complex landscape problems.
This Master of Science degree prepares students for professional positions in government, non-profit and community organizations, and the private sector, to be leaders in shaping communities.
This Doctor of Philosophy degree is a research degree and is intended to appeal to individuals from diverse planning backgrounds.

The Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture is committed to establishing and maintaining a supportive climate of inclusion, diversity, and collegiality among our interactions and through our actions and policies. We envision a department in which all individuals are engaged in a vibrant learning community, where ideas, experiences, and perspectives are supported, nurtured, and developed to their highest levels.


New Job Postings

  • Research Policy Analyst

    The Research Analyst position for the Milwaukee County Office of the Comptroller provides independent and nonpartisan research services for the county board and county executive. Research Department staff also serve all County Board policy committees. …

  • Community Planning Intern

    MDRoffers Consulting LLC is seeking a qualified individual to fill a planning internship focused on research, data collection, projections, analysis, and writing in support of school district and community planning. Learn more here.

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