Landscape Architecture BLA/Historic Preservation MHP

The joint Landscape Architecture B.L.A./M.H.P Preservation Double Dawgs degree pathway prepares students to be leaders in the fields of historic preservation, cultural landscape, and community planning, as well as providing a pathway into Ph.D. programs in social science and humanities fields. The Master of Historic Preservation is the terminal degree in the field of historic preservation, and would allow graduates access to employment options at local, state, and federal government levels, would prepare them to work in the non-profit cultural heritage sector, as well as to find employment in the construction, cultural heritage tourism, and design industries.

Admission to Program

Students may apply to the joint Landscape Architecture B.L.A/ M.H.P. Preservation pathway during the fall semester of the third year. Admittance to the pathway requires a 3.0 overall GPA and 3.0 in all LAND or HIPR courses. Admission to the pathway requires the successful completion of at least one HIPR and one LAND course and requires a letter of intent, a transcript, and one letter of recommendation from either LAND or HIPR faculty.


Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

HIPR 6030, 3
HIPR 6100, 3
HIPR 6620, 3
HIPR 6900, 3

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:

Thesis is required.

Admission to Graduate Program

Admission to the graduate program occurs by February of the fourth year, for matriculation as an M.H.P. student in fall of the fifth year. All admissions requirements to the M.H.P. program are also required for admission to the graduate portion of the Landscape Architecture B.L.A./Historic Preservation M.H.P. Double Dawgs program.

Program Advisor

  • Name: Scott Nesbit
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-1816
  • Address: 102 Denmark Hall

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Landscape Architecture B.L.A.
  • Department/College: College of Environment and Design

Advising Contact

  • Name: Donnie Longenecker
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-4702
  • Address: 116 Jackson Street Building

Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Historic Preservation M.H.P.
  • Department/College: College of Environment and Design

Advising Contact

  • Name: Scott Nesbit
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-3996
  • Address: 102 Denmark Hall

Additional Advising Contact

  • Name: Annelie Klein
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-4720
  • Address: Denmark Hall, RM 104B