Landscape Design Summer Intensive

The Landscape Design Certificate Program at NYBG is an engaging, career-oriented program that gives you a solid, plant-focused foundation along with the skills and confidence you need to start your own business.

In four weeks, earn 25% of the course hours required for the NYBG Certificate in Landscape Design. Including interactive classes with top landscape architects, designers, and guest lecturers; trips to historic sites; and the Garden's incomparable resources, this summer program gets your career on the fast track!

Monday–Friday, July 8–August 2, 9 am–5 pm at NYBG

Landscape Design History
Graphics I
Landscape Design I
Plants for Landscaping
NYBG Curator-Led Tours
Off-Site Park Visit
Guest Designer Presentations
Open Studio Time

An orientation for all Summer Intensive students will be held on the first day of the program, Monday July 8 at 9 am. This orientation will include a presentation in Ross Hall followed by expert-led tours of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library and The William & Lynda Steere Herbarium, and opportunities to connect with program coordinators.

$2,980 (Member) / $3,310 (Non-Member)
A $1,285 non-refundable deposit is due at registration.

Students are required to purchase other supplies for the Intensive as outlined in our online materials list, which total approximately $400.

An optional payment schedule is available if requested.
No refunds after Monday, June 24.

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Please note: Registrations close on July 5, sign up today!

Sessions Available for Registration

This course contains no sessions