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Degree : 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 AddressGraduate Coordinator
Department of Landscape Architecture
Texas Tech University
2907 15th street
P.O. Box 42121 Lubbock
TX 79409-2121
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.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15January 15January 15

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

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

International Deadlines

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

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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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.

Not Required 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.

79550N/A N/A N/A N/A

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