College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Concentrations for Graduate Programs

The Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture offers study areas in Plant Science as well as in Landscape Architecture. Ready to pursue graduate studies? Learn more about our graduate programs! 

Plant Science

  • The Plant Science (PLSC) graduate program offers training with concentrations in Agronomy, Cell Biology, Functional Genomics, Molecular Physiology, Conservation Biology and Ecology, Pathology, and Landscape Ecosystems Management. Students are trained by graduate faculty with an emphasis on interdisciplinary education and mastery of their chosen area of study.

Landscape Architecture

  • Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) students take a series of lecture and studio design courses, beginning with an introduction to landscape design principles in the first year and culminating in an advanced research and studio design project in the graduating year.
If you would like more information, please feel free to contact us through email, phone, or by filling out a request form

For more information about our graduate programs please contact:


  • Dr. Jianhua Zhu
  • Plant Science
  • Associate Professor
  • 301-405-0920


Dr. Christopher Ellis

  • Dr. Christopher Ellis
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Director & Assoc. Prof.
  • 301-405-7782


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