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Landscape Management

Career Studies Certificate

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Learn how to keep a landscape beautiful

Study with faculty who have diverse industry backgrounds

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Discover the professional techniques used to care for trees, turf, plants and more with Tidewater Community College’s Career Studies Certificate in Landscape Management. Round out your knowledge with classes in landscape plants, professional turf care, landscape construction and maintenance, arboriculture and plant pest management.

TCC’s horticulture program is the only one of its kind in southeast Virginia, and landscape supervision is identified as a high-growth, high-demand field in Opportunity Inc.'s 2014 Occupational Demand Study." Learn how to keep your career growing today!

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Apply all the credits from this program toward TCC's Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture.

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What does this program cost?

Tidewater Community College’s Career Studies Certificate in Landscape Management consists of 4 semesters of part-time study, with classes held mainly on the Chesapeake Campus.

Estimated Program Cost*:
24 credits x $185.35 per credit = $4,448.40 (not including textbooks and supplies)
*Based on Fall 2018 in-state tuition. Your actual cost may differ.

Where can you go?

Use your credits toward TCC’s Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture, find work as a tree care technician, landscape gardener, turf grass technician, landscape installer, landscape maintenance technician or join a retail landscape business.

Is this program for you?

Yes, if you:

  • enjoy the outdoors
  • have a green thumb
  • enjoy working as part of a team
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Veterans, transitioning military, spouses and dependents: TCC’s Center for Military and Veterans Education provides academic guidance and help in maximizing your GI Bill® and other educational benefits.

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Tuition assistance such as financial aid, scholarships, work-study, grants and loans can help you save money and reduce college debt.

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Get hands-on training in TCC’s greenhouses on the Chesapeake Campus

Join the student Horticulture Club and get more opportunities for hands-on learning

Just 24 credits! Complete this program in just 4 short semesters.


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