Build Your Future in Landscape and Design Management

This program is for those wishing to make their careers designing or maintaining landscapes. The curriculum consists of the specialized knowledge regarding plant selection, usage, pruning, pest control, landscape construction and landscape management.  Landscape designers, or landscape architects, spend their days designing and creating aesthetically appealing and functional outdoor areas. You may work on single homes, residential complexes, parks or business complexes. Typically, you’ll consider local climates, pre-existing structures, drainage and terrain. Through this observation, you’ll take a client’s wants into consideration and design walkways, gardens, fountains, ponds and other outdoor features.

Degrees & Certificates

Certificate – Landscape Design/Management

  • Apply online at fullcoll.edu
  • Apply for financial aid: fafsa.ed.gov
  • Take the online orientation
  • Take assessment exam
  • Meet with a Counselor
  • Update Personal info in My Gateway
  • Register for classes
  • Pay fees

Jeff Feaster
Department Coordinator
714.992.7429
jfeaster@fullcoll.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

Certificate – Landscape Design/Management

The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).

Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.

Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full-time or part-time.

For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/.

Career opportunities:
• Landscape Specialist
• Landscape Technician
• Farm Manager
• Garden Center Manager
• Greenhouse Manager
• Harvesting Manager
• Horticulturist
• Nursery Manager
• Chemical Applicator
• Integrated Pest Management Technician (IPM Technician)
• Lawn Specialist
• Lawn Technician
• Licensed Pesticide Applicator
• Pest Control Technician

Employment of landscape architects is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

The need for planning and developing new and existing landscapes for commercial, industrial, and residential construction projects is expected to drive employment growth. In addition, environmental concerns and increased demand for sustainably designed buildings and open spaces should spur demand for the services of landscape architects. For example, landscape architects are involved in the design of green roofs, which are covered with vegetation and help reduce air and water pollution, as well as reduce the costs of heating and cooling a building.

Landscape architects are also expected to be needed to design plans to manage storm-water runoff in order to conserve water resources and avoid polluting waterways. This is especially useful in areas prone to drought.

Contact Our Department

Jeff Feaster

Department Coordinator

Average Salary in this Field

$51,140 to

$121,470 Per Year

Careers in this Field

Garden Center Manager

Lawn Specialist

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