Both the Landscape Design & Contracting and Landscape Business programs are concentrations with the Environmental Horticulture major. Each programs offer unique opportunities for students to prepare for their careers.
Graduates of the programs enjoy a multitude of job opportunities. Our graduates work throughout the world in positions ranging from project managers, designers, landscape architects, irrigation designers and sales. After obtaining additional industry experience it is not unusual for our alum to pursue entrepreneurship. Because of the diverse course offerings our students are well prepared for many careers in the Green industry.
Salaries range depending on the job, companies and regions. This year well over half of our graduating class had job offers several months prior to graduation. Numerous students also had multiple offers. In general, starting salaries for graduates entering the job market for the first time (no prior industry experience) range from $40,000 to $50,000, in the Colorado market. Typical benefits include health, dental, vision, retirement and vehicle.
As you review our programs you will find that we offer strong career opportunities in a diverse and growing field. Our students often enter the workforce with numerous offers throughout the nation. Our broad offering of classes by leading professors provides students with the tools required to be successful in the challenging marketplace. We pride ourselves on delivering relevant, technologically and environmentally relevant classes. Again welcome and please contact us with any questions.
For more information about careers in our profession, please check out https://www.landscapeindustrycareers.org/.