Program Description: The Environmental Horticulture program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in environmental horticulture. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skills. Graduates of the program receive an Environmental Horticulture diploma which qualifies them as a horticulturist. High School graduation or GED is required for admission into this program.
Employment Opportunities: A graduate of this program may expect to find career opportunities as a greenhouse worker or manager, nursery worker or manager, landscape/grounds manager, landscape designer or contractor, garden center employee, or small business owner in one or more of these areas.