Landscape Entrepreneurship certificate program is to assist students in developing and preparing for job in the landscape industry. Courses are designed to develop:
The Landscape Entrepreneurship certificate introduces skills necessary to be a successful operator in the landscape and grounds industry. Students learn about trees, shrubs, turf, landscape construction, CAD design as well as client communication skills and proper documentation.
No prerequisites for the course in this program.
Each year the landscape industry hires 300,000 men and women for careers that positively impact families, their communities, and the environment. The majority of the landscaping industry is driven by small business owners, with the industry as a whole growing by approximately 10 percent annually. Those who love the outdoors, have a passion for working with others, and enjoy seeing quick results will appreciate a career in the landscape industry.
Overall the landscape industry includes people who design and construct landscapes as well as those who maintain them. Skills implemented may include, but are not limited to, building patios, retaining walls, water features, tree and shrub plantings, CAD design, property maintenance, snow removal, irrigation, athletic fields, and golf course maintenance.
Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
For service during summer hours, contact Enrollment Services