Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Management

Division: Agriculture

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Landscape Management. Students completing this certificate will acquire landscape maintenance, turfgrass management, landscape irrigation, and integrated pest management skills.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate appropriate installation and cultural management practices for an aesthetically pleasing landscape.
  • Communicate with the public and colleagues utilizing a variety of communication methods.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following areas: landscape installation and maintenance, equipment and supplies sales, turf management, pesticide applicator, landscape water auditor, and parks maintenance personnel.

Program Requirements 

AGMT 108Ag Business Computer Applications3
OH 001Introduction to Horticultural Science3
OH 002Plant Identification 13
OH 109Landscape Maintenance3
OH 210Turfgrass Management3
OH 217Landscape Irrigation3
OH 220Diseases of Ornamentals3
OH 222Pests of Ornamentals3
WEXP 193FAgriculture Work Experience – First Semester1
Select one of the following courses:
AG 004Soil Science3
OH 007Principles of Landscape Design3
OH 204Nursery and Greenhouse Production3
OH 206Landscape Drafting3
OH 208Landscape Construction3
OH 218Xeriscape: Water Conservation3

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.