Train for a Career in Landscaping

Combine your love of nature with your creative skills and learn to design beautiful outdoor spaces with Penn Foster Career School's Landscaping courses. Our landscaping classes will cover everything from pest management and how to choose plants for your landscape to the proper tools and techniques to create and maintain an attractive and sustainable landscape.

Why become a Landscaper?

The Landscaping training program prepares students for entry into the field of landscape technology. Penn Foster Career School's landscaping classes introduce students to starting and running their own business, which includes developing a business plan for a small landscape business.
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Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?

Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you're not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge to help you prepare for a career as a Landscaping Technologist.​
Self paced
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real time with other Landscaping Technology students in the Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.

Online Landscaping Training Course Details

Through Penn Foster Career School’s online landscaping classes you'll cover topics in garden ecology and landscape or garden design. You'll even take landscaping classes on starting and running your own business.
Penn Foster Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.


With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Landscaping training online today.
Penn Foster is an accredited school that allows you to study at your own pace and without having to put an extreme dent in your pocket. Penn Foster works with you financially while assisting in promoting your career.
Nidia R.
Penn Foster Graduate
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Where Can I Get a Job as a Landscape Technologist?

People who have completed landscaping programs can be found working for a landscape design firm, a building’s grounds crew, or running their own landscaping business. Not only are job opportunities predicted to grow faster than average, the median annual salary in this field is $30,890.¹
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Get started today on your path toward helping others as a Landscaping Technologist with Penn Foster Career School’s accredited, online program.

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Hundreds of leading employers and workforce organizations partner with Penn Foster to attract, develop, and retain talent for today’s in-demand middle skilled occupations.

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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Grounds Maintenance Workers, on the Internet here (visited June 20, 2020). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.