students are prepared for entry level and supervisory
work in landscape construction, design, landscape management,
production. In the construction area, students work with landscape contractors
installing landscapes. Those specializing in management work
primarily in maintaining existing landscapes both private and
public. Upon application to the Landscape Contractors Board and
presentation of transcripts and diploma, students completing
the AAS degree in Landscape Technology
or one of the two-year certificates with a minimum 2.5 GPA will be eligible to sit for the Landscape
Contractors licensing exam.With proper licensing and experience, many
students establish their own business in construction, maintenance or design.
Employment opportunities include work with wholesale and retail nurseries,
landscape contractors, designers and positions in landscape maintenance
and gardening. In addition, sales positions are available at
retail nurseries, garden centers and at landscape and horticultural suppliers.