Skilled Trades & Vocational
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Landscaping Technology

If you have a passion for design, architecture, landscaping, and the great outdoors, and want to combine your interests into a career spent designing beautiful, functional landscapes, a degree in Landscaping Technology may be a great fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Landscaping Technology students can pursue a certificate degree, associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years), master's degree (6-7 years), or doctorate degree (8+ years). In this field, a bachelor's degree is typically required for Landscape Architecture positions, while master's and doctorate degrees usually lead to management, administrative, research, consultancy, and academia positions.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background in math, science, and design coursework and experience in landscaping helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.

Career Opportunities After Earning A Landscaping Technology Degree

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Landscaping Technology include:

  • Landscape Architect
  • Landscaper/Groundskeeper
  • Grounds Maintenance Worker
  • Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Landscape Architects was $69,360 in 2019 (1) while Grounds Maintenance Workers earned a mean salary of $30,890 in 2019. (2)

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.

References

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.

Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.