Certified Graduate
"I took the exam because I wanted to take every opportunity to further my education and have a step-up on other students who may be competing in the marketplace with me."

-Beth Hansen,
Landscape Industry Certified Manager,
BYU-Provo Graduate

"Studying for and taking the exam gave me a better understanding of the industry and what a future employer will expect from me."

-Trenton Spratling,
Landscape Industry Certified Manager, BYU-Provo Graduate


Employers are looking for the thing that sets you apart. You are the future of our industry. You demonstrate excellence, passion, and professionalism. Take it one step further by becoming Landscape Industry Certified through NALP.

You’re in study mode, so why not take the extra step to get Landscape Industry Certified and make yourself more marketable in the real world?

Achieving Landscape Industry Certification can:

  • Enhance your hiring potential.
  • Enhance your professionalism.
  • Create a sense of personal achievement.
  • Increase respect and recognition among your peers.
  • Increase your credibility.
  • Ensure that you are continually improving and refining your pursuits.
  • Improve your overall performance.


Students can take up to 50%* off the exam fee! Take advantage of these savings and boost your career. Register today – call 800-395-2522 or email Certification.

Special Discounts

  • Accredited Schools: 50% off full exam
  • Student Chapter Members (incl. faculty & student members): 25% off
  • Students Members (not affiliated w/accredited school or student chapter members): 10% off
  • New Graduate Members: 10% off

Program Selection

Discounted exams:

Non-Discounted exams:

Tests are taken online through an online proctoring service, ProctorU or NALP can work with you to offer testing at your school with a minimum of 10 registrations.

Once enrolled, students have up to three years to study and take the exam. Tests may be taken at any conveniently located PSI computer testing centers* nationwide, at designated on-site locations, or NALP can work with you to offer testing at your school with a minimum of 10 registrations.

* Discounts do not apply to PSI computer testing fees, to the Landscape Industry Certified Technician-Exterior exam, which is offered exclusively by state/provincial association licensees, or to the Lawn Care Manager program offered through the University of Georgia.


Each exam has different fees. NALP members receive a discounted rate. Please visit the webpage associated with the certification you are interested in achieving for complete details. Study materials cost extra.

Questions? Contact NALP at certification@landscapeprofessionals.org or call 800-395-2522.