As a Tree Care Technician Certificate program student, you'll learn how to take care
of trees typically found along streets, city parks, and private residences. With the
growth of green industry, your knowledge of tree growth and health can make you a
successful member of a tree care company.
Our program believes in learning by doing. Over fifty percent of your class time will
be spent outdoors learning to identify, climb, and care for trees. So be prepared
to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty as you train for an exciting career.
The ACM Tree Care Technician Certificate program has been approved by the Maryland
Higher Education Commission (MHEC) as a Statewide Designated Program. Maryland residents
from counties other than Allegany County who register in this eligible program will
be charged the out-of-county tuition rate. However, these students may be eligible
to receive reimbursement for a portion of the cost difference between the in-county
and out-of-county tuition rates. Funding availability for this program is based on
funding from the state of Maryland and is thus subject to change each semester. Some
restrictions apply. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.