Create sustainable, equitable, and beautiful designs that complement communities.
By studying landscape architecture at UMass Amherst, you'll learn sustainable solutions to complex problems.
Here, we focus on sustainability in its many forms, from supporting strong, resilient ecosystems that can adapt to climate change to equitable and inclusive design for all ages, cultures, economic, and social groups.
You'll delve into the visual, physical, ecological, and cultural issues encountered in the urbanizing landscape as you prepare to engage future design problems and advance the state of the art. You'll also learn to design for communities and spaces that are beautiful, meaningful, and engaging for the people who live in them.
Study and research alongside diverse and internationally recognized faculty who are experts in areas such as community engagement, technological innovation, culture and heritage, and design exploration.