The Penn State Ph.D. in Architecture/Focus in Landscape Architecture is a research-centered degree supporting concentrated inquiry and pedagogy. This program is distinguished by students’ expansive opportunity to collaborate with our award-winning faculty, as well as to draw upon the resources of a major research university (RU/VH rated) to enrich and broaden their scholarship.
Teaching and research assistantships are available competitively.
Research Centers and Initiatives
Opportunities provided by the research engines within the Stuckeman School enhance the experiences of all students.
Stuckeman Center for Design Computing » A collaborative research and teaching studio-lab focused on developing and testing innovative computational design techniques.
The Hamer Center for Community Design » Building on nearly 20 years of experience, the Hamer Center explores three key topical areas: design/build, community-based research, and public interest design.
WATERxDESIGN » An interdisciplinary working collective of faculty, graduate students, and a wide range of academic and professional collaborators engaged in addressing issues of water.
A broad array of additional collaborative opportunities exists University-wide.