Landscape Design & Planning

About the Major

The Landscape Design and Planning major prepares you for many careers that are affiliated with the practice of landscape architecture. Additionally, students often follow their undergraduate degree with a Masters in Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.) which is the most direct route to become a licensed landscape architect. Read more about the major.

Common Entry Level Job Titles

  • Crew Supervisor
  • Design Assistant
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Crew Supervisor
  • Design Assistant
  • Environmental Scientist

Types of Employers

  • Garden centers and nurseries
  • Government agencies
  • Residential and commercial landscape firms
  • Natural resource management firms
  • Parks, sports and recreational facilities
  • Universities and colleges
  • Urban & regional planning organizations

Alumni Internship and Volunteer Contacts

In addition to finding current job and internship openings, use GoldPASS to search info and contacts for students' previously completed internships related to this major (to get ideas and contact information- not to get a list of openings). Select "Job Search"> "Internship Agreement Database."

Salary and Employment Statistics

See the employment and salary page for statistics on the most recent graduates and previous years.

Top Career Resources

Landscape Design & Planning Related Postings in GoldPASS

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Turfgrass Intern
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YouthWorks Missions: Construction Management Coordinator
Muscle Mover (Great Pay + TIPS!)
College Muscle Movers, LLC
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2018 Landscape Internship
James Martin Associates