Engage, Experience, and Learn
In the program, students design, install, and maintain creative landscapes in commercial and residential settings. They operate and maintain professional landscape equipment, and learn techniques for the establishment, care, and production of turf grass.
Students prepare for immediate employment or further education.
They also take part in FFA, a career and technical student organization, that prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.
Discover Career Opportunities
Explore our career tree to learn about the wide variety of professional opportunities that students are prepared for upon program completion or with further education.
Entry Level: Landscape Maintenance Crew, Park and Recreation Maintenance Crew, Grounds Crew Member, Plant Propagator
Technical Careers: Landscape Contractor, Equipment Operator, Garden Center Manager, Hardscape Installation Technician, Pesticide Applicator
Professional Careers: Landscape Architect, Golf Course Superintendent, Sports Turf Manager, Soil Scientist, Environmental Scientist, City Parks Design & Civil Planning
Earn College Credits and Certifications
In the program, students can earn their OSHA 10 Certification.
We offer a variety of college credit options for our students. View our statewide credit agreements.
Kent State University, up to 7 credit hours towards Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture Technology, Urban Forestry Concentration; Turf grass Management Concentration; Landscape Design Concentration