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Other/Related Variations

·       Environmental Planning & Design

·       Landscape Contracting

·       Landscape Horticulture & Design

·       Landscape Management

·       Landscape Nursery & Greenhouse Management

·       Ornamental Horticulture & Landscape Management

·       Residential Landscape Design & Construction



Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelors’ Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)




Landscape architecture programs allow students to learn about designing landscape with trees, plants, structures or other elements.


Coursework may cover the following areas: History of Landscaping, Design, Theory and Practice, Geography, Culture and Community, Space making, Landform and Grading Studio, Building and Materials, Sustainable Strategies, Mathematics, Digital Design, Plants, Environmental Law, Urban Design, Remote Sensing, Mapping/GIS, Construction, Irrigation




·       Ornamental Horticulture

·       Landscape Management



Potential Career Paths


·       Athletic Turf Manager

·       Horticulturalist

·       Irrigation Specialist

·       Landscape Technician

·       Landscape Designer

·       Post-Secondary Educator College/ University Professor



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications available

·       Apprenticeship

·       Internship or work experience related to landscaping

·       Study abroad

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