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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Park Management

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate N0629

This certificate program is designed to give students skills required for entry level positions in park management. Emphasis is placed on positions that are at the city and county level. All courses are applicable for degree requirements.

Required Courses

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  • Park Management

    Natural Sciences Division
    Certificate N0629

    This certificate program is designed to give students skills required for entry level positions in park management. Emphasis is placed on positions that are at the city and county level. All courses are applicable for degree requirements.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    AGOR 5Park Facilities3
    AGOR 51Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations3
    AGOR 62Irrigation Principles and Design3
    AGOR 63Irrigation Systems Management3
    AGOR 73Landscaping Laws, Contracting, and Estimating3
    AGOR 75Urban Arboriculture3
    Total Units18

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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu

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