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Study Landscape Architecture

Accredited programs in landscape architecture in Canada are those that have met the standards of the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Council (LAAC). These programs have been evaluated and found to provide the required instruction, faculty, facilities and financial support to deliver a sound program as demanded by the profession and the public. Accreditation reviews take place every five years.

Path to OALA Full Membership

Choosing a school

If you are interested in becoming a landscape architect, then you should begin considering which University might suit your requirements. Scholarships, in-course and graduating awards are available to students.

Ontario:

University of Guelph (Bachelor of Landscape architecture/Master of Landscape architecture) https://www.uoguelph.ca/sedrd/landscape-architecture
Diana Foolen, Landscape Architecture Programs Assistant
Telephone: (519) 824-4120, ext. 56576 Email: [email protected]

University of Toronto (Master of Landscape architecture) https://www.daniels.utoronto.ca/programs/graduate/masters-architecture-professional
Admission Enquiries for Graduate Programs
Telephone: 416-978-5038 Email: [email protected]

Canada:

CSLA list of accredited universities:
http://www.csla-aapc.ca/career-resources/accredited-university-programs

USA:

ASLA list of accredited universities:
https://www.asla.org/schools.aspx

Resource for High Schools

The OALA can engage with schools at both the primary and secondary level to meet students and introduce them to landscape architecture as an inspiring career option. Contact the OALA if you would like to arrange a local practising landscape architect to visit and present to your students. [email protected]

Additional Resources

DiscoverGreenCareers – A website that promotes careers in landscape and horticulture