Urban Forestry TechnicianAssociate in Applied Science (AAS)
Looking for a unique and rewarding career with many job opportunities? Does our indoor climbing lab and aerial lift trainer intrigue you? Check out our Urban Forestry Technician program!
This program provides you with the skills employers desire, such as pruning, plant healthcare, tree planting/maintenance, plant identification, tree risk assessment, and landscape installation/management. Hands-on learning opportunities include aerial tree work, plant sales, campus landscape design/maintenance, chainsaw service projects, and tree identification. Graduates are eligible for careers in arboriculture, landscape management, and urban forestry.
Elective courses include a series of aerial tree pruning and rigging courses. These courses feature rope and saddle climbing techniques, aerial lifts, and brush chipper operation. The Wisconsin Pesticide Certification Exam is given in this program.
- Arborist (Commercial, Municipal, Golf Course, Utility)
- Horticulture Technician
- Landscape Maintenance Technician
- Landscaping Design and Installation
- Nursery Technician
- Park Maintenance Technician
- Vegetation Mapping