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Program : Master Landscape Architecture

Major : Landscape Architecture


Program Description

The Texas Tech Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) is designed to accommodate students with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) as well as those with degrees in disciplines other than Landscape Architecture. It is a fully accredited, professional degree program that may require up to 35 hours of level course work. The program is designed to meet a variety of professional interest as well as individual needs, and career objectives. The program focuses on the unique environmental and cultural challenges found in the arid and semi-arid regions of the United States and incorporates vernacular design, land use and regional planning, geographic information systems, and cultural landscape design to name a few of the program offerings.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 36
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Graduate Curriculum : http://www.larc.ttu.edu/graduate-curriculum/
American Society of Landscape Architects : http://www.asla.org
Video-Why Landscape Architecture : http://vimeo.com/90663583

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Charles Klein
E-mail: charles.klein@ttu.edu
Phone: 806.834.8409

Department Contact Information

Department AddressTexas Tech University
2500 Broadway
Lubbock
TX 79409
Phone Number 806-834-4693
Fax Number 806.742.0770
Department Website http://www.larc.ttu.edu/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/courses/LARC.php



Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students


Admission Requirements


Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 2

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: In addition to the Graduate School requirements, the Department of Landscape Architecture requests a letter of intent, two letters of reference, transcripts of all previous course work, and a portfolio of graphic and/or creative works. The letter of intent should address how the program fits the applicants career goals. Letters of reference should be from individuals who are familiar with the applicants academic abilities. Transcripts should be official and requested directly from the institution. A portfolio of creative works can include any drawing, sketching, photography, landscape projects, creative writing, or any form of artistic and creative work that is of interest to the candidate. The format is entirely at the discretion of the candidate. All departmental application material should be sent to: Graduate Coordinator, Department of Landscape Architecture, Texas Tech University, P.O. Box 42121

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines


The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.


US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10January 20June 2July 8

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.


International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15February 15February 15

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How To Apply


1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements


If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.


GRE GMAT
Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students


These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
79550112BC

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