Landscape Technology Program
This program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in the landscape industries as landscape construction technicians, landscape construction supervisors, plant production technicians or plant production supervisors. Landscape employees construct and install plantings and landscape components for commercial and residential sites. Plant production employees produce and maintain plant materials for the landscape industry. This program includes coursework in plant and soil science, landscape installation and maintenance, retaining wall design and construction, surface design and construction, deck design and construction, landscape power equipment, and nursery production practices. Complementary coursework is offered in communications, computer applications, and customer service.
The Landscape Technology program has been articulated with the University of Minnesota-Crookston for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Horticulture and Landscape Technology.
Graduates of the Landscape Technology program may find employment in a variety of settings, including garden centers, landscape installations and grounds maintenance. This training will develop the student's skills in landscape installation and construction, crew supervision and management, propagation and production of plants, sales of plant materials and supplies, operation and care of equipment, turf and plant management, specialty gardening and arboriculture.
According to the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
ACCUPLACER Test Requirement: ACCUPLACER testing in math, reading and writing. Any needed developmental courses must be completed before receiving a diploma or an A.A.S award.
Length of Program
Landscape Technology A.A.S. 72 credits
Landscape Technology Diploma 67 credits
Landscape Technician Certificate 29 credits
Fall Semester August
Spring Semester January
Phone: (763) 576-4924
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For information on how to apply or to schedule a campus tour, contact the Admissions Office.
Phone (763) 576-4700