Landscape Design and Management


Landscape Design and Management Option

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Blend your knowledge of turf, ornamental plants, soils and hardscapes to create, plant, build or manage landscapes that enhance and sustain our quality of life.

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Career Opportunities

A wide variety of career paths is available with an option in Landscape Design and Management. Careers are possible as a:

  • Business owner, contractor, or manager working in design, installation, and management of private and commercial landscapes
  • Sales or product manager working with plants and hardscape elements
  • Educator in different venues such as botanical gardens, arboreta, Extension, community colleges, and universities
  • Plant researcher in areas such as plant selection, use, and management


Internships are key components of your academic experience. They allow you to explore different areas of horticulture, make connections with future employers, and experience a professional work environment. Two internships are required for graduation. Landscape Design and Management internships are available across Nebraska and the United States. Recent student internships include:

  • Brookside Gardens
  • Campbell’s Nursery and Garden Center
  • Cutting Edge Landscapes
  • DJ’s Landscape Management
  • Greenlife Gardens
  • Heritage Nursery
  • Kinghorn Gardens
  • Land Escapes
  • Lincoln Landscaping
  • Milaeger's
  • Mulhall’s Nursery
  • Robert's Nursery
  • UNL Landscape Services
  • UNL Research
  • UNL Teaching Assistant
  • Urban Trail Gardens
  • Vlcek Gardens
  • Yankee Hill Landscape Company

Undergraduate Student Services

Tai Pleasant

Tai Pleasant

Undergraduate Recruiter
202A Keim Hall
East Campus

Anne Streich

Anne Streich

Undergraduate Advisor
202B Keim Hall
East Campus
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Student Ambassador

Taylor Cammack

Taylor Cammack

Student Ambassador
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