Lawn Maintenance Specialist

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.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Locations offered:
Tift County High School

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.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

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

Age: N/A

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.

1st Term
Books: $500.00
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $534.00
Total: $1,343.00

2nd Term
Books: $250.00
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $356.00
Total: $930.00

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Occupational Courses (10 hours)


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

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