The dual degree program provides academic space and instruction for students to develop the rigor of independent graduate research and design and enhance their preparation for professional or academic careers.
Benefits of a Dual Degree
- Pursue your career goals and passions with original research and design projects that align with your interests.
- Address contemporary challenges engaging in interdisciplinary research with faculty and advisors across departments and schools at Rutgers.
- Enhance your professional practice and community work experience by building relationships with municipalities, ecological groups, and community organizations.
- Focus discussions about equity and inclusion in the practice of landscape architecture by challenging established disciplinary norms.
Apply to the Dual Degree Program
Undergraduate BSLA candidates apply for admission to the Dual Degree MLA program in February of their junior year. A call for applications is announced at the beginning of the Spring semester and the application requirements include:
- Personal Statement
(Why do you want to pursue a masters in Landscape Architecture? What are your career goals?)
- Unofficial Transcript
- 2 Academic Letters of Recommendation.
- Optional supplementary letters from non-academic connections (employer, non-profit, volunteer position).
If you have any questions, contact Richard Alomar, Graduate Program Director.