Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.
Training and Development
Required Level of Education - Bachelor's Degree
Related Work Experience - Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
On-Site or In-Plant Training - None
On-the-Job Training - Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
Did You Know?
Almost 19 percent of all landscape architects are self-employed—more than 2 times the proportion for all occupations.
49 States require landscape architects to be licensed.
New graduates can expect to face competition for jobs in the largest and most prestigious landscape architecture firms, but there should be good job opportunities overall as demand for landscape architecture services increases.