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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 23
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This specialized area of study leads to a certificate in arboriculture. Arboriculture is the study of and care of trees and other landscape woody plants. The students will study plant materials, insects, diseases and environmental problems affecting woody plants of the upper midwest. This course of study will also include courses relating to maintenance practices necessary to insure the health and beauty of woody plants in the landscape. Students will have the opportunity to develop field skills in rope and saddle trimming work.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445

Labor Market Information

  • Farmers and Ranchers

  • Median wage: $39.24/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • 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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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: info@hennepintech.edu