Questions on enrolling? We're here 9am-9pm EST Mon-Fri

API Degree
API Program Name

Our affordable Landscape Design course online

Attractive, functional landscapes and lawns are vitally important to homeowners, businesses, and groundskeepers across the nation. But landscaping is about more than just mowing and trimming. The most successful landscape designers have practical expertise in hardscape construction, plant morphology, master plan drawing, and more.

When you enroll in our Landscape Design course online, you'll cover the fundamentals of design and then quickly advance to these professional, hands-on techniques. Studying at your own pace, you will also learn important business concepts and practices necessary to run your own landscape design operation.

Online Landscape Design Program Curriculum

Our online Landscape Design Program is designed to help you prepare to build the skills and knowledge that are essential to starting a successful new career in the field! Your self-paced, online landscape design courses include:

  • Introduction to Landscape and Plants
  • Designing the Landscape
  • Starting and Managing a Landscape Business

Learn more about curriculum, tuition, and enrollment requirements

Learn about:

  • Our affordable tuition payment plan options.
  • How online education works.
  • How a degree in API Program Name can help you reach your goals.


What you get

  • Textbook: The Essential Garden Design Book
  • Textbook: Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer
  • Textbook: Professional Landscapers Handbook
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

job growth

Job opportunities

Our online Landscape Design course could help you take your next step as a groundskeeper or get you on the path to a career as a landscaping architect. Either way, now is the time to strengthen your landscaping skills—because demand for both roles is on the rise. The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts a healthy 5% job growth for grounds maintenance workers by 2031*, which will mean 179,600 new jobs created nationwide.



Learn landscape design from the ground up in as little as four months in our comprehensive course.


Explore online landscaping classes in site evaluations, planting plans, irrigation equipment, and more.


Learning online doesn't mean learning alone. Join our community and get support by email, phone, or online.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Our Landscape Design course course conveys the knowledge, skills, and techniques that professional landscape designers typically use on the job. You need no special background to do well in it. If you have an interest in gardening, an artistic flair, and are comfortable with basic math, this course is right for you.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to graduate and earn your diploma of Landscape Design. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Landscape design is not the only discipline that combines creative flair with practical know-how. All of our creative services programs achieve the same balance. That includes:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Advance your career in our online API Program Name program. Call 1-800-957-5412