According to the current situation of industry talent demand in Yangtze River Delta region and the future development, combining with its own conditions for running schools, College (Department) of Landscape Architecture has built up four professional groups, landscape technology, landscape architecture, forestry as well as tea industry and golf. This department pays attention to the construction of professional connotation, quality, and characteristics. Through the active exploration, College of Landscape Architecture has completed the construction of 3 key professions in national level, and 4 key professions in provincial and ministerial level.
Currently there are professional directions such as landscape technology, forestry technology, landscape architecture, landscape technology (courtyard greening), tea , town planning, golf course management, engineering cost, municipal engineering, engineering supervision, furniture design and manufacturing, wood processing, wood products production and so on. The students of this department is 2538.
College (Department) of Landscape Architecture has a rich experienced and strong faculty team. At present, total number of this department is 51, including 6 professors, 3 researchers, 13 associate professors, 9 doctors. And the full-time teachers with master's degree or above are in the proportion of more than 88.7%. There are one national teaching master, one provincial teaching master, and one national agricultural vocational education teaching master. The proportion of "double teacher" has reached 85.3%. All of these bring College (Department) of Landscape Architecture the title of honor "Jiangsu Province Higher School Advanced Grass-roots Party Organization".
Over the years, in accordance with the professional development, College (Department) of Landscape Architecture has finished the construction of the perfect and domestic first-class experimental and practical teaching bases including two bases of a state-level demonstration training and a production demonstration, as well as the provincial higher education talents training mode innovation experiment base.
By now there has been nine training bases, including garden plant cultivation teaching workshop, landscape engineering teaching workshop, plant factory breeding technology training center, garden planning design center, plant conservation center, landscape architectural engineering teaching workshop, landscape architectural design center, furniture training center, tea teaching factory and so on. College (Department) of Landscape Architecture teaching integrates scientific research, training, production, services into one system, and has realized the transformation of teaching consumption to the efficient teaching production.