Experience: A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Education: Most of these occupations require a four - year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Training: Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
About 21 percent of landscape architects are self-employed—almost 3 times the proportion for all occupations.
Almost all States require landscape architects to be licensed, which generally requires a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited school, work experience, and a passing score on the Landscape Architect Registration Exam.
Good job opportunities are expected, but new graduates may face competition for jobs in the largest and most prestigious firms.