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Landscape Technology

at Central Lakes College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 62
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Landscape Technology graduates find careers in a variety of positions related to Landscape Design, Landscape Construction, Landscape Installation, Golf Course, and Nursery Production. The demand for qualified individuals with good skills and work habits is very high. People who enjoy creating beautiful surroundings, working outside, and improving the environment will benefit from the Landscape Technology Program. This two-year Landscape Technology diploma program provides students with a broad knowledge of the landscaping profession through real life situations in a practical, hands-on atmosphere. The courses are designed to provide knowledge for all phases of a landscape project. This knowledge includes in-depth information about the plants and products used in the landscaping industry, proper landscape design principles, up-to-date installation and construction practices, and procedures for estimating and bidding landscape projects.

Program Locations

  • Central Lakes College, Brainerd 56401

Labor Market Information

  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

  • Median wage: $79,617/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

  • Median wage: $23.37/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators

  • Median wage: $15.49/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Central Lakes College
Central Lakes College
501 W. College Drive Brainerd, MN 56401 Toll-Free: (800) 933-0346 Local: (218) 855-8037 TTY: (218) 855-8224