Landscape Management and Environmental



Landscape Management and Environmental Technologies is an exciting career program. Sussex Tech, in partnership with county and state agencies, provides Sussex County students an opportunity to prepare for a dynamic profession within landscape management and environmental technologies. This program provides an intensive three-year educational experience that prepares students for postsecondary employment and education in the rapidly growing landscape and environmental fields. 


Modern and real-world environmental problems and practical problem-solving methods provide the central focus for the program. The curriculum provides instruction in a broad spectrum of environmental studies including natural resources, ecology, aquatics, wildlife, wetlands, waste management, alternative energy, environmental law, soils, plant science, forestry, turf management, and landscape design/maintenance. These curriculum topics offer students practical hands-on experiences with state-of-the-art testing and monitoring technology in the outdoor classroom environment and in a new state-of-the-art greenhouse. Students within this career-technical pathway are also eligible to participate in both FFA and Delaware Envirothon competitions. 


Future Jobs & Career Paths 


Environmental Technician/Engineer 

Environmental Scientist 

Environmental Consultant/Planner 

Parks/Recreation Worker 

Parks and Recreation Supervisor 

Storm/Wastewater Technician 

Storm/Wastewater Operations Supervisor 

Municipal Employee/Manager 

Physical and Life Science Technician 

Lab Technician 

Environmental Educator 

Enforcement and Compliance Officer 

Water Operator 

Air-Quality Control Technician 


Land-Use Planner 

Civil Engineer 


Environmental Lawyer 

Nursery Owner/Operator 


Wildlife Manager 

Forester, Soil Scientist 

Soil Conservationist 

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