Adult Division: 330-729-4100

High School: 330-729-4000

STEM+ME2: 330-729-4000 Ext.1207

7300 North Palmyra Rd.
Canfield, OH 44406

Curriculum Highlights

Landscaping Career Program

Program Description

Grow your outdoor future by training for a career in the "Green Industry" today.

Earn your way to a rewarding career in landscaping! At MCCTC, you'll learn everything you need to know to design and maintain beautiful outdoor living spaces. Within the landscaping program, you'll receive training that encompasses multiple aspects of the green industry. It will prepare you for many career opportunities with steadily increasing earning potential, limited only by your desire to achieve. You'll be prepared for lawn and landscape maintenance and residential/commercial landscape design, in addition to earning your OSHA Certification.

Students in this program will learn:

  • Landscape Design - Installation and Maintenance
  • Power Equipment - Operation and Maintenance
  • Tree, Shrub and Plant - Care and Identification
  • Integrated Pest Management and OSHA Certification
  • Business Management, Customer Service and Marketing
College Connection

Higher Education Options

Certifications, two and four-year degrees in Landscape related careers are available from several local universities. Degrees may be obtained in Landscape Design, Turf Management, Greenhouse Production, Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Entomology.

Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:

  • Kent State University - Salem
  • Eastern Gateway Community College
Career Resources

Ohio Means Jobs can help guide your career search.

Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Residential/Commercial Lawn Care Specialist
  • Landscape Designer & Installer
  • Tree Care Specialist
  • Greenhouse/Nursery Grower

Industry Credentials

  • OSHA Certification
  • OCNT (Ohio Certified Nursery Technician) Certifications available in: Core, Garden Center, Grower and Landscape
  • ODA (Ohio Department of Agriculture) Certified Pesticide Applicators License

Industry Organization

NALP – National Association of Landscape Professionals

ONLA – Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association

ISA – International Society of Arboriculture

MVLNA – Mahoning Valley Landscape & Nursery Assoc.


The FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) is a national youth organization dedicated to preparing members for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. Local, state and national activities and award programs provide opportunities to apply knowledge and skills acquired through agriculture education. The Ohio FFA Association has 24,800 members in 308 chapters throughout Ohio.

MCCTC

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

Governing Board Members

  • Attorney David Engler, President
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Vice President
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Richard Gozur, Board Member
  • Mr. Ronald Carcelli, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member
  • Michael Stanko, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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