Graduates of SEAS’s MLA program are prepared to practice ecological design and landscape planning, brownfield redevelopment, historic preservation, and land conservancy. Our alumni are employed by private firms, multidisciplinary firms and consortiums, government agencies at the local, state, regional and national levels, and both domestic and international nongovernmental organizations; many also launch their own practices after achieving licensure. Below you'll find a sample list of employers of MLA graduates.
Featured MLA Employers
The following organizations represent a partial list of featured MLA employers.
- Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc.
- Gibbs Planning Group
- H.T. Harvey & Associates Ecological Consultants
- Michael van Valkenburg (MVVA)
- National Park Service
- Sasaki Associates
- Smithgroup JJR
- The Johnson Hill Land Ethics Studio
- U.S. Department of the Interior
- United States Forest Service
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MLA students acquire many of the skills listed below. Consider including those that apply to you on your resume:
Brownfield redevelopment, historic preservation, land conservancy planning, landscape planning, site planning, and urban design.
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We have some good news for international students: The Master of Landscape Architecture degree is STEM-designated, joining the already designated Master of Science degrees. The STEM designation allows international graduates to apply for the Department of Homeland Security’s optional practical training (OPT) extension program for F-1 students.