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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.

What you get

  • Comprehensive study guides
  • Three beautifully illustrated landscape design textbooks and a drawing tool starter set
  • Career Diploma at graduation; you may participate in our live commencement ceremony
  • Exclusive access to personalized career guidance and our full range of Career Tools

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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 10% job growth for grounds maintenance workers by 2026*, which will mean 133,400 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.


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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.

Yes! We have students who want to take online landscaping classes for their personal satisfaction and others who want to learn in order to build their professional expertise. You will receive personalized career assistance, and we'll show you how to create an impactful resume, prepare for interviews, and explore job opportunities in your area.

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.

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