Graduate Certificate in Landscape Design

The graduate certificate program in landscape design is ideally suited for landscape professionals seeking to upgrade skills, individuals who wish to become professional landscape designers, amateurs with an interest in the art of garden design, institutional horticultural staff, nursery employees, and garden-design writers. Courses are geared to small-scale landscape design applications with emphasis on sound design principles, good site engineering methods, and creative use of plant materials.

Specific admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Program Finder.

Visit the program website for additional information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 28 credits in required courses.

PSLD 6100Landscape Graphics
PSLD 6201Introduction to Design
PSLD 6202Site Analysis
PSLD 6203Site Engineering
PSLD 6204Construction Methods and Materials
PSLD 6212History of Landscape Design
PSLD 6213Contemporary Themes in the Landscape
PSLD 6221Landscape Plants for Fall
PSLD 6223Landscape Plants for Spring
PSLD 6225Landscape Plants for Summer
PSLD 6231Site Design Studio
PSLD 6236Planting Design Studio
PSLD 6240Comprehensive Project

See CPS regulations for additional information regarding enrollment status and time limits.