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Graduate Departmental Requirements: Masters in Landscape Architecture M.L.A. (Fall only), Brooklyn campus (STEM)


The MLA is three years in duration. Applicants must have received a bachelor’s degree from an institution in the U.S. that is accredited by a recognized regional association or have been awarded the equivalent of the bachelor’s degree from an international institution of acceptable standards. Applicants with work experience and professional degrees in architecture, planning, environmental studies, landscape architecture, design, botany, biology, engineering, etc, are encouraged. Applicants must present a portfolio providing evidence of their interest in landscape architecture or their visual sensibility through the media of their choice—photography, drawing, essays, videos, etc. Portfolios must be submitted on-line at The GRE is not required. The statement of purpose should be no more than 500 words. Two letters of recommendation are required. A TOEFL of 79 (internet and home test), TOEFL ITP Plus for China of 550, IELTS of 6.5, Cambridge English score of 176, or PTE of 53 is required for international students.

Expedited Application for Pratt students to the MLA

Pratt students and recent Pratt graduates are offered an expedited application process to this program. Please see details about this option as well as requirements for admission on this page.