Landscape and Horticulture is a growing industry with local job growth projected at 30% over the next five years. Consumers are spending over $38 billion per year on professional landscaping, lawn and tree care services.
This program is fully accredited by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
- Emphasis is placed on the commercial application of skills learned in the program
- Employment for graduating students of this program may be available in landscaping businesses (independent and corporate), residential complexes (apartment and residential organizations), parks and recreational facilities.
Career Areas & Employment Positions
- Landscape Installation and Maintenance - Pesticide Application Technician, Landscape Designer
- Tree Care - Tree Care Crew Leader, Certified Arborist
- Irrigation System Installation and Maintenance - Licensed Irrigator and Irrigation Installer
- Interiorscape Maintenance and Management in Wholesale and Retail Nurseries - Retail Nursery Merchandiser
- Recreational Facilities - Groundskeeper, Irrigation Technician, Landscape and Lawn Maintenance Foreman