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Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Lawn Maintenance Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit is a sequence of courses that prepares students for entry-level work as a lawn maintenance specialist. Topics include: horticulture construction, landscape installation, and pest management.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will operate landscape equipment following general safety precautions.
• Students will create a landscape plan using landscape design software.
• Students will interpret information on the pesticide label.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Tifton, Select High Schools

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Lawn Maintenance Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 10 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.


Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (10 hours)
HORT 1070 Landscape Installation 4
HORT 1080 Pest Management 3
and one of the following (3 hours)
HORT 1000 Horticulture Science 3
HORT 1410 Soils (3)