Vocational
Landscape Design

Landscape design involves planning a landscape, from plants to soil to pathways and garden accents. Employment in landscape design can include landscape architects to grounds keeping positions.

Students have different options for training in this field. For those seeking work as a grounds keeper or a general landscape worker can receive training on the job, which can include learning about planting and maintaining plants, operating equipment like trimmers, mowers or tractors or even horticulture.

For students seeking a career as a landscape architect, a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. Students take classes in landscape design and construction, horticulture, geology, landscape ecology, business management and more. Almost all states require that landscape architects be licensed.

Landscape architects will plan and design gardens for private clients, public gardens and businesses, which includes layout, planting trees, shrubs and flowers and planning walkways. Landscape workers will maintain a landscape or gardens, planting bushes, trees or flowers, along with edging, mowing, trimming, fertilizing and watering the grounds.

Schools That Offer This Program:
Career Point College
Crimson Technical College
Blue Cliff College
Blue Cliff College
Medical Career Institute
Medical Career Institute
Strayer University
Strayer University
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Newbridge College
Southern Technical College
Southern Technical College
Trumbull Business College
National College of Business & Technology
National College of Business & Technology
Fortis College
Everglades University
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of Technology
Lincoln College of Technology
Lincoln Technical Institute
Lincoln Technical Institute
Nashville Auto-Diesel College
Nashville Auto-Diesel College
Southwestern College
Southwestern College
Lincoln Culinary Institute
Lincoln Culinary Institute
Lincoln College Online
Grantham University
Carrington College
Carrington College
Carrington College California
Carrington College California
Brookline College
Florida Career College
National Massage Therapy Institute
New England Institute of Technology
Computer Systems Institute
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