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Lawn Maintenance Specialist - LM11 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Lawn Maintenance Specialist technical certificate of credit program 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.

Locations Offered:
Online
High School

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Curriculum
Occupational Courses 10
HORT 1070 Landscape Installation 4
HORT 1080 Pest Management 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
HORT 1000 Horticulture Science 3
HORT 1410 Soils 3
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Environmental Horticulture Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus


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