College of Environment + Design


Apply for the MLA program at CED!

Initiated in 1954, Georgia’s MLA program is one of the oldest graduate landscape architectural programs in the country, with the largest and most complete landscape architectural faculty anywhere. Among Georgia’s MLA alumni are winners of national design competitions, Presidents and Fellows of the American Society of Landscape Architects, heads of prestigious university departments, senior editors of national journals, leaders of the National Park Service and other public institutions, most of the designers of the 1996 Olympic venues, and leading practitioners all over the world. More info

Apply for the BLA program at CED!

A lot of students who find a home in BLA didn’t even know what the field was before they walked into our building or office. You may be in the same boat. Think Landscape Architecture is just “mowing lawns?” Think again! More info

Apply for the MEPD program at CED!

The Master of Environmental Planning & Design is a professional graduate program with an emphasis on a studio-based integrative planning process grounded in environmental and ecological principles. The purpose is to improve life and ecosystem health in regions and urban centers, incorporating cultural, historic and design elements, while engaging community process to identify and plan for long range city and regional goals. More info

Apply for the MHP program at CED!

The Historic Preservation program prepares students for broad-based careers in the conservation and management of historic resources in both the built and natural environments. The two-year program is structured to develop versatile, competent, and highly motivated professionals who can perceive preservation opportunities in the broadest sense and who can develop strategies ensuring the protection and use of cultural resources as a part of the fabric of urban and rural environments. An accelerated degree, a joint Juris Doctor and MHP, and certificates are also available. More info

The Founders Memorial Garden celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2014

The Founders Memorial Garden is a series of memorials, the first of which commemorates the twelve founders of the first U.S. garden club - the Ladies' Garden Club of Athens, founded in 1891. More info
Display of MLA student work from the Foundations Studio for 2015 LAAB accreditation team visit.BLA student tree model project - LAND 2020.MEPD program Maymester Study Abroad - Turkey At the Alexander H. Stephens home as part of orientation, Master of Historic Preservation Program 2014. CED Students interning with UGA's Archway Partnership worked on community playground designsThe Founders Memorial Garden celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2014