• Master of Environmental Planning + Design (MEPD)
    Master of Environmental Planning + Design (MEPD)
    Environmental Planning + Design accepted its first students in the fall of 2009. It is a professional program with an emphasis on a studio-based integrative planning process grounded in environmental and ecological principles.
  • Master of Historic Preservation (MHP)
    Master of Historic Preservation (MHP)
    The Historic Preservation graduate program at CED is very highly regarded on a national level through the National Trust, and offers only one of two programs in the United States for a joint Juris Doctorate. The curriculum is recognized in Georgia as the first of it’s kind, with courses first offered in 1973, and its graduate program officially forming in 1982.
  • Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
    Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
    The CED Master of Landscape Architecture program instills in our students design fundamentals which are applied to contemporary problems for a more sustainable future. A studio-based curriculum prepares students for design challenges in professional practice or public service. Students have opportunities for community outreach and engagement in studios and elective courses.
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Environmental Design and Planning (PhD)
    Doctor of Philosophy - Environmental Design and Planning (PhD)
    The Ph.D. in Environmental Design and Planning, the newest program in the College, is an advanced doctoral degree, which will prepare students to propose and conduct research to support the design, planning, and management of the natural, cultural, and built environment though the integration of research methods and theories, innovative technologies, design and problem solving and research-driven solutions.
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA)
    Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA)
    Landscape Architecture is the combination of wise planning and artful design of the built environment and has been taught at UGA since 1928. The undergraduate program has been accredited by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) since 1952 and consists of four years of studio-based curriculum with integrative supporting courses, a professional internship, and preparation for certification.

At CE+D, you will cultivate not only the skills you need to work as a professional designer or practitioner, but also the individual talent you have to make a difference in your world.


     We will challenge you to:

  • explore your unique, individual interests and creatively problem-solve contemporary issues, working with faculty to solve community issues in design charrettes
  • interact with clients, community organizations, and planning agencies. We aim to connect you with a large and accomplished alumni network as much as possible.
  • network with visiting professors, professionals, and lecturers and learn from renowned designers in a broad range of career options


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