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What can I do with this degree?

Graduates of Dalhousie’s Bachelor of Technology in Landscape Architecture program enter a field where their skills and knowledge are in high demand. The Atlantic Provinces Association of Landscape Architects (APALA) and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) have both identified a growing need for landscape architects, technicians, and their combined  services. By earning a B. Tech degree in Landscape Architecture, you have the opportunity to make an impact on your world.

A few sample employers include:

• Private design firms
• Environmental stewardship organizations/NGO’s
• Government agencies
• Parks and recreation design and planning

Consulting firms that specialize in:

  • Urban and civic design
  • Watershed management
  • Environmental consulting
  • Construction supervision
  • Reclaiming contaminated industrial sites
  • Resource conservation planning
  • Residential design
  • Project management

Future studies

Graduates may continue to study in the field at a Canadian or international university offering an accredited Master of Landscape Architecture degree. Likewise, some graduates may pursue further education in design-related fields, such as:

• Master of Urban Design (MUD)
• Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
• Master of Urban and Rural Planning (MURP)
• Master of Architecture (MArch)

Discover what our alumni have done with their degrees
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Read our alumni stories to learn about some of the amazing things our former students have been up to since graduating from Dal.