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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Landscape Design - Level II

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate T0396
This certificate is designed to give students advanced skills in landscape design, including computer aided drafting and advanced horticultural knowledge. Landscape Design 1 Certificate requirements must be met prior to obtaining this certificate. The courses in Landscape Design II are designed to enable students to prepare for exciting careers in the essential and diverse horticulture profession. Careers in nursery management, retail garden centers, landscape design, installation and maintenance, arboretum and botanic gardens, arboriculture, interior landscaping, education, and research are just some options. This certificate is part of the comprehensive agricultural sciences program. The program is unique in that most courses provide hands-on experience and are designed to give the student a combination of practical skills and technical knowledge.    

Required Courses

Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.

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    • Architectural and Engineering Managers

      Architectural and Engineering Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9041.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $117.83

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $178,061.76
      Annual Job Openings
      2,477

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Landscape Architects

      Landscape Architects

      SOC Career Code: 17-1012.00

      Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $72.85

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $79,323.29
      Annual Job Openings
      262

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Postsecondary Architecture Teachers

      Postsecondary Architecture Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-1031.00

      Teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $87.29

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $104,575.47
      Annual Job Openings
      19,003

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

      Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

      SOC Career Code: 37-1012.00

      Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $47.23

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $49,022.38
      Annual Job Openings
      1,928

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

      Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

      SOC Career Code: 37-3011.00

      Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $32.25

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $33,547.99
      Annual Job Openings
      20,888

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Landscape Design - Level II

    Natural Sciences Division
    Certificate T0396
    This certificate is designed to give students advanced skills in landscape design, including computer aided drafting and advanced horticultural knowledge. Landscape Design 1 Certificate requirements must be met prior to obtaining this certificate. The courses in Landscape Design II are designed to enable students to prepare for exciting careers in the essential and diverse horticulture profession. Careers in nursery management, retail garden centers, landscape design, installation and maintenance, arboretum and botanic gardens, arboriculture, interior landscaping, education, and research are just some options. This certificate is part of the comprehensive agricultural sciences program. The program is unique in that most courses provide hands-on experience and are designed to give the student a combination of practical skills and technical knowledge.    

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Landscape Design - Level I coursework18
    PLUS
    Landscape Design - Level II coursework18
    Total Units36
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Landscape Design - Level I Coursework
    AGOR 1Horticultural Science3
    AGOR 13Landscape Design3
    AGOR 29Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous3
    AGOR 30Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs3
    AGOR 50Soil Science and Management3
    AGOR 71Construction Fundamentals3
    Total Units18
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Landscape Design - Level II Coursework
    AGOR 14Advanced Landscape Design3
    AGOR 24Integrated Pest Management3
    AGOR 51Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations3
    AGOR 62Irrigation Principles and Design3
    AGOR 72Landscape Hardscape Applications3
    AGOR 73Landscaping Laws, Contracting, and Estimating3
    Total Units18

    Horticulture Website 

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

  • Landscape Design - Level I

    Natural Sciences Division
    Certificate N0625

    This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills needed as a landscape designer. All courses are applicable for degrees in Ornamental Horticulture, Parks and Sports Turf Management, and Integrated Pest Management.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    AGOR 1Horticultural Science3
    AGOR 13Landscape Design3
    AGOR 29Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous3
    AGOR 30Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs3
    AGOR 50Soil Science and Management3
    AGOR 71Construction Fundamentals3
    Total Units18

    Horticulture Website 

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

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

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