Landscape Horticulture

Grow a rewarding career focused on sustainable landscape design, installation and stewardship! Gateway’s hands-on Landscape Horticulture associate degree will teach you how to identify and care for all types of plants, including evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs. Learn plant health care, landscape construction and enhancements, estimating and sustainable landscape design. You’ll graduate fully prepared to beautify outdoor environments for clients and throughout your community!

  • Develop technical skills in planting, pruning, equipment usage and weed control to become a well-rounded landscape professional. 
  • Gain advanced skills in technology to help you stand out to employers. You’ll study digital design, 3D rendering and presentation of landscape design ideas. 
  • Learn through project-based, hands-on program work in Gateway’s state-of-the-art Pike Creek Horticulture Center and gardens.
  • Explore integrated pest-management systems to help you identify pests and diseases, and work to prevent and control them. 
  • Engage in sustainable landscape design, installation, retrofits and management around the campus and community.
Program Credits

64

Location

Kenosha Campus

Financial Aid Eligible

Yes

Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $10,802
Books & Supplies: $4,576

Start Dates

Fall

Salary Outlook

$47,320

Career Opportunities: Horticulture Detail Specialist, Client Relationship Manager, Landscape/Garden Designer, Plant Health Care Supervisor, Landscape Foreman

Landscape Horticulture Career Pathway

Career Pathways are designed to help you reach your educational goals and explore college and career options. Pathways are made up of related certificates, diplomas and degrees that build on common skills and knowledge. You can begin at any point on the Career Pathway and customize your pathway to fit your goals. View the pathway for your area of interest.