Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Landscape Technology Requirements

also applies to HOR -- Horticulture, and CSS -- Crop and Soil Science

a.  Hold a master’s degree in Horticulture,  Landscape Architecture, Landscape Construction, Landscape Management, Turf Management, Biology, Botany, Vocational Agriculture, Environmental Science, or related field; and have a minimum of three years of relevant industry experience*, or

c.  Hold a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture,  Landscape Architecture, Landscape Construction, Landscape Management, Turf Management, Biology, Botany, Vocational Agriculture, Environmental Science, or related field and have a minimum of four years of relevant industry experience*, or

d. Hold an associates’ degree in in Horticulture,  Landscape Architecture, Landscape Construction, Landscape Management, Turf Management, Biology, Botany, Vocational Agriculture, Environmental Science, or related field, and have a minimum of five years of relevant industry experience*, or

e. Have a high level of demonstrable competency through a combination of study, teaching experience, professional performance, or through licensing or certification through the Landscape Contractor’s Board, the International Society of Arboriculture, or the Association of Professional Landscape Designers.

*Recent teaching experience at the college level or industry training experience, or a combination of teaching at the college level and industry trainer experience, may be substituted, year for year, for recent relevant industry experience.

LAT Instructor Qualifications Prior to February 2013