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Landscape Architecture and Community Planning (LACP)   

Program Title and Classification

Landscape Architecture and Community Planning

Graduate Degree Program

College: Agriculture and Natural Resources / Architecture

Admissions Information

General Requirements:

  • Statement of Purpose: In addition to the stated requirements, students should discuss specific interest in pursuing a concurrent dual degree within two programs.
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)

Program-Specific Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Supplementary Application
  • Portfolio (Multimedia Requirements section of application)
  • Must be admitted by both programs to pursue this dual degree.

For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School website: www.gradschool.umd.edu/admissions.

Application Deadlines

Type of Applicant Fall
Domestic Applicants:
US Citizens and Permanent Residents
4 Jan
International Applicants:
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas
A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants.
15 Dec


Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at http://www.larch.umd.edu or http://www.arch.umd.edu

Degree Requirements

Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Community Planning (dual degree) (M.L.A. and M.C.P. )

Core Requirements
Two-Year Post-Professional Degree Curriculum (60 credits)

 

M.L.A. Requirements:

Courses in Theory and History (9 credits)

Courses in Studio Design and Planning (15 credits)

Courses in Independent Study and Research, with Thesis or Creative Design Project 6 credits) 

M.C.P. Requirements:

Courses in City and Regional Planning Knowledge and Skills Development (30 credits)

Three-Year First Professional Degree Curriculum (91 credits)

 

M.L.A. Requirements:

Courses in Theory and History (12 Credits)

Courses in Studio Design and Planning (25 Credits)

Courses in Graphic Communication and Practice Technology (15 Credits)

Courses in Ecology and Plant and Soil Sciences (3 Credits)

Courses in Independent Study and Research, with Thesis or Creative Design project (15 Credits)

M.C.P. Requirements:

Courses in City and Regional Planning Knowledge and Skills Development (30 credits)

 

 

Facilities and Special Resources

Please visit the program website at http://www.larch.umd.edu or http://www.arch.umd.edu.

Financial Assistance

Please visit the program website at http://www.larch.umd.edu or http://www.arch.umd.edu.

Contact Statement

Please visit the program website at http://www.larch.umd.edu or http://www.arch.umd.edu.

Website

http://www.larch.umd.edu or http://www.arch.umd.edu

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