MLA/MMA program

Responding to dramatic ecological, social, urban and climactic transformations occurring worldwide, Landscape Architecture has partnered with Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island (URI) to develop cross-disciplinary strategies that address these urgent problems. Launching in fall 2019 and conferring both a Master of Marine Affairs (MMA) and Master of Landscape Architecture degree, the joint program allows students to enhance their design education with studies in coastal and marine social science, economics, policy, planning and law.

In developing a multidisciplinary foundation of knowledge and skills, MLA/MMA candidates broaden their understanding of complex issues like climate change and ecosystem management, as well as related policy considerations. Upon completion, graduates are uniquely positioned to address some of the most pressing planning, policy and design challenges currently impacting coastal and marine environments.

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design