Upon completion of 4 core courses and 1 elective, students earn the Gaia College Diploma in Organic Land Care. Each of these courses focuses on a unique aspect of organic land care:

ONLINE CORE COURSES

SketchUp Pro for Landscape Design should be taken as a pre-requisite or co-requisite to Ecological Landscape Design

ONLINE ELECTIVE COURSES

All courses are offered on a part-time access basis to allow students to continue to work while studying. Students can combine online courses with classroom courses, regardless of where they are offered. Students can substitute classroom courses for online courses where applicable.

Courses can be taken individually and in no particular order (excepting SketchUp Pro for Landscape Design which is required before or concurrently with Ecological Landscape Design); we strongly suggest that everyone start with the Organic Master Gardener course.

The Gaia College Diploma in Organic Land Care fulfills the advanced education requirements for becoming a SOUL Certified Organic Land Care Professional.

CLASSROOM COURSE EQUIVALENTS

COURSES TAKEN THROUGH EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS

We recognize courses taken through Educational Partners, both online and classroom. 

Student Comment

I just wanted to say how much I appreciate still having access to class materials. It's been very useful, and a luxury compared to most post-secondary institutions. I really appreciate it! I think this should serve as real incentive for potential Gaia students, especially those that know the restrictions and inaccessibility of post-secondary course materials after graduation, because your student account is deactivated or you had to sell your texts. We get a lot for our course fee with Gaia. All the best, and keep up the good work. Brianna van de Wijngaard