Landscape Horticulture

In Ohio State ATI’s Landscape Horticulture program, students learn sustainable techniques that develop responsibility as tomorrow’s land stewards. See the links at the right for the course sequence / curriculum.

The Landscape Horticulture program provides students a broad introduction to all areas of landscaping, including design, management, construction, and pest control. Students will practice their skills not only on the Ohio State ATI grounds, but will work with outside clients as well. Basic classes in plant identification, landscape design, and landscape construction lead to more advanced classes in weed science as well as pest identification and control. The successful student will be well-prepared to enter the workforce at any landscape company.

Ohio State ATI’s Landscape Horticulture program is one of only 18 two-year programs in the nation to be accredited by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the national trade association for landscape professionals.

  1. Students complete an internship of full-time employment to put their new skills into practice.

  2. Employers include landscape businesses, recreational organizations such as amusement parks, and large organizations with grounds to be managed and maintained

  3. Landscape students have access to outstanding facilities at Ohio State ATI.

  4. Ohio State ATI also offers an Associate of Science in Horticultural Science.