Landscape HorticultureAssociate of Applied Science Degree (AAS)
The Landscape Horticulture program offers training in landscape design and construction, greenhouse and nursery operations, irrigation systems, plant problem diagnostics, pruning, plant identification, soil science and much more. Students may choose between a certificate program, an Associate of Applied Science degree or individual courses to meet specific needs. Graduates typically find employment in landscape construction firms, pest management services, tree care companies, garden centers, wholesale nurseries, park maintenance departments and greenhouses. There are many opportunities for self-employment in this field.
Estimated Length of Completion
|Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS)||Full Time: 7
Part Time: 11 to 12
Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.
Students must meet with an advisor for entry into this program. A placement test is required to ensure language and computational skills are sufficient for program success.
Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to discuss specific career goals and recommended coursework.
- First-Line Supervisor of Landscaping / Lawn Service / and Groundskeeping Workers
- Landscape Construction Manager (Construction Manager)
- Nursery and Greenhouse Manager
- Pesticide Handlers / Sprayers / and Applicators / Vegetation
- Soil and Water Conservationist
For current employment and wage estimates, please visit the following online resources and search for the relevant occupational term:
All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391. There are additional costs for books and supplies. Each student is responsible for the purchase of certain supplies and required tools before the instruction begins.
Part Time Cost
Quarter Start Dates: Landscape Horticulture classes begin in Spring and Fall.
Students may still enroll in the program during other quarters to begin their related academic classes (Not required if a student has already completed these classes. Students must provide an official transcript.).
Class Times: Check the online class schedule. Students will meet during the class timeframe listed, however in order to maintain safe distances in on-site labs students will be grouped and have specified times on campus. Please check with your instructor for more information.
Other related academic classes are required that meet outside of these class times. These classes can be completed online and/or in-person depending on availability. Check with an advisor regarding when to take related academic classes.
To check the program sequences please view pdf.