M.S. in Landscape Design Information Session
Columbias Landscape Design master's degree program prepares students for professional careers as landscape designers specializing in residential and smaller-scale public sector projects. It immerses students in the history and theory of garden design, broadens their horticultural knowledge and plant vocabulary, and nurtures their creativity while grounding them technically.
The rigorous curriculum emphasizes intensive studio work in order to develop students technical and design competence and to enable them to begin professional practice upon graduation. Students are expected to master traditional design techniques and cultivate their ability to produce creative and realistic design plans. A portfolio of work complete with a detailed, residential landscape design will be produced.
Prospective students are encouraged to attend information sessions featuring presentations by program directors and representatives of students and faculty. The program director will review the curriculum and program expectations, as well as admission requirements and application procedures. Ample time is reserved for Q & A. Information session presentations start promptly, so attendees are urged to arrive on time.