Arboriculture AS Degree
Projected Start Date
This Arboriculture Degree Program prepares workers for careers linked to urban forestry related occupations, including arborist, arboriculture, tree care specialist, tree trimming, grounds maintenance, aerial tree work, crew leader and other identified occupations. This program follows an industry validated training model which combines classroom learning, and hands-on skill development in school shops/labs and training centers. The curriculum provides a strong foundation in basic horticultural principles, plant biology and physiology, tree ID, and urban forestry concepts; industry standard skills and practices related to safe work practices, trees/shrub maintenance, tree removal, advanced climbing skills, small and large equipment use, and leadership skills.
To qualify for the AS Degree in Arboriculture students must complete all of the Degree Major Requirements and local AS/General Ed Requirements.
Enrollment Completer Projections
15-20 students annually.