Landscape Contracting

Use your creativity to go green. Our Landscape Contracting major, known as one of the top programs of its kind in the country, combines an emphasis on the science of plants with creative design and planning.

Study plant sciences and business management along with computer-aided design and landscape construction.

The major has two options: Landscape Management and Landscape Design/Build.

Why Major in Landscape Contracting?

You may choose this major if you want to:

  • create and design landscape spaces
  • improve our environment by using plant materials to enhance our surroundings
  • manage the health and vitality of landscape plants

Career Opportunities for Graduates

Landscape Contracting graduates enjoy a nearly 100-percent job-placement rate.

A variety of career choices are available to you:

  • Business management
  • Estimating and bidding
  • Garden design
  • Landscape construction
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Marketing and sales
  • Public garden management

Learn More

Visit the Landscape Contracting Major website for course requirements, opportunities, and more information.

Contact Information

Dan T. Stearns
  • J. Franklin Styer Professor
Phone: 814-863-6167