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Complete Guide to an Online Landscaping Design Degree

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For people with a design sensibility who enjoy outdoor spaces, one of the 3 landscape design programs highlighted here could be a good option. These programs are available through 2 colleges and universities. Based on our student reviews, these schools have an average recommendation rate of 67 percent, with individual school ratings ranging from 67 to 67 percent. Tuition for these schools ranges from $4,020 to $40,086 a year.

Certificate Associate Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Annual Tuition Certificate $13,260 Associate $14,829 Bachelor's $14,836 Master's $14,754 Doctorate $11,769
Annual Earnings (mid-career) -- -- Bachelor's $72,540 Master's $81,598 Doctorate $92,724

Landscape designers develop the specifications for outdoor areas like parks, highways, airports, and building grounds. Landscape design programs are available at the associate, bachelor's, master's, and certificate level. A two-year degree in landscape design can teach you the basics of the field, such as design communication, plants and shrub types, and landscape construction. Graduates can become landscape assistants and technicians. The bachelor's or master's degrees are required to earn licensure as a landscape architect in all states. These programs discuss engineering fundamentals, ecology, and water resources management. Students also take part in design studios, where they create their own designs.

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