Technical Diploma in Horticulture/Landscape

This program is only offered at correctional institutions for incarcerated students.

This program is designed to prepare students for employment in the areas of production and management in horticultural enterprises. It includes instruction and practical experience in the on-site lab which is equipped and managed according to industry standards. Upon graduation of this program students are qualified to take LA State examinations to become licensed horticultural professionals such as Arborists, Horticulturists, Landscape Contractors, and Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicators. Permits may also be obtained to become Nursery Stock and Cut Flower Dealers.

To receive this diploma, the student must:

Please note that the student is responsible for determining his or her catalog of entry.

This program has two exit points where the student may obtain a Technical Competency in the Area of Grower Technician and a Certificate of Technical Studies in Landscape Technician. See the student's catalog of entry for more information.