Professional and Continuing Education Programs
Therapeutic/Healing Garden Design
Explore the capacity of the natural world to refresh, renew, and re-engage the human spirit by promoting stress reduction, improved productivity, and personal well-being. Study the therapeutic and healing benefits of the restorative landscape, as well as essential programming and design principles. Apply your learning to a real project with an actual client.Offered through UW Professional and Continuing Education
Urban Green Infrastructure Certificate
Discover how strengthening a city's green infrastructure network increases community health and ecological resilience. Learn to recognize, quantify, and apply ecosystem services and amenities in an urban environment. Explore humanity's evolving relationship to nature as expressed in biophilia and emerging theories of landscape performance.
Develop integrated and elegant solutions to the complex infrastructural challenges facing growing cities and envision "high performance landscapes" that are multi-functional, yet culturally resonant. Experience the latest advances in urban landscape stewardship, and stay up-to-date with innovative, open source communication technologies, from wikis and social networking media to online collaboration and presentation tools.Each of the two courses in the Urban Green Infrastructure Certificate earns a professional 50 development hours from ASLA‘s Continuing Education System.
Offered through UW Professional and Continuing Education
Certificate Program in Wetland Science and Management
Study the physical and biological characteristics of wetlands and their functions. Understand concepts of wetland functional assessment and become familiar with different classification and sampling methodologies. Identify common wetlands by field characteristics and gain familiarity with laws for wetlands regulation and management. Conduct fieldwork and research projects on wetland identification and delineation throughout the certificate program.Offered through UW Professional and Continuing Education