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Quick Facts

  • Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
  • Certificates:
    • Level 1 (19–31 semester credit hours)
    • Level 2 (40 semester credit hours)
  • Occupational Skills Award: 13 semester credit hours
  • Job opportunities: Careers
  • Full program is offered at: Northwest Campus


Our courses focus on general horticulture topics and specialties within ornamental and landscape horticulture.

Topics covered include:

  • Greenhouse operation and management
  • Landscape design, installation and maintenance
  • Nursery and retail garden center operation and management
  • Soil fertility and fertilizers
  • Pest control


You may take Horticulture courses during the day or at night. All courses are offered at least once as a day or night course during a 2-year period.

You can also take academic courses to prepare for advanced degrees in horticulture at senior institutions.

Or you may choose a continuing education program that does not require you to enroll in credit courses.

Program Options



Level 1

Level 2

Occupational Skills Award

Non-Credit Option



Northwest Campus

David Bulpitt, Program Coordinator

Jasmine Gilmer, Academic Advisor–Public Services Division

Donna Herndon, Administrative Assistant

Please call or email me to make an appointment.

Updated August 29, 2019