Build Your Future in Landscape Management
This program prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Landscape Management through the study of landscape maintenance, turfgrass management, landscape irrigation, and integrated pest management. Students will acquire skills in pruning, planting and fertilizing trees and shrubs, monitoring for pests and diseases, application of pesticides, sprinkler installation and repair, and maintaining turfgrass.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields: landscape installation and maintenance, equipment and supplies sales, turf management, pesticide applicator, landscape water auditor, and parks maintenance personnel.
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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/.
• Landscape Specialist
• Landscape Technician
• Farm Manager
• Garden Center Manager
• Greenhouse Manager
• Harvesting Manager
• Nursery Manager
• Chemical Applicator
• Integrated Pest Management Technician (IPM Technician)
• Lawn Specialist
• Lawn Technician
• Licensed Pesticide Applicator
• Pest Control Technician
Overall employment of grounds maintenance workers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will vary by specialty.
Employment of landscaping and groundskeeping workers—the largest specialty—is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. More workers will be needed to keep up with increasing demand for lawn care and landscaping services from aging or busy homeowners and large institutions, such as universities and corporate campuses. The growing popularity of outdoor kitchen and living areas should also increase demand for the services these workers provide.
Employment of tree trimmers and pruners is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Many municipalities are planting more trees in urban areas, likely increasing the demand for these workers.
Average Salary in this Field
$121,470 Per Year
Careers in this Field
Pest Control Technician
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