- PLA is home to undergraduate and graduate academic programs.
- 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.
Prof. Harvey M. Jacobs has been appointed as a 2017 Visiting Academic Scholar in the Erasmus Mundus Masters Programme: PLANET Europe. PLANET Europe is a cooperative program among Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands), Cardiff University (UK), and… READ MORE
Shawn T. Kelly, FASLA, has been elected 2017-2018 president-elect of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He will be sworn in as president-elect at the 2017… READ MORE
The Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Wisconsin - Madison is proud to continue its long history of design and planning outreach, and we are currently pursuing opportunities for service projects to be considered for the 2017-2018 Senior Capstone… READ MORE
Read about the department merger and move to the College of Letters & Science.