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Horticulture Technician

Program: 31-001-1

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A future in sustainability

Horticulture technicians can make a living in a wide variety of ways. You may work in the disciplines of plant propagation and production for a greenhouse or tree nursery -nurturing plants to be used in landscaping, food production, or sold in retail garden centers. You may also work on landscape maintenance or landscape construction crews for landscape contractors, lawn care service companies, botanical gardens, municipal park departments, golf courses, civil engineering firms, and natural resource management agencies. Work duties are typically out of doors and very hands-on. With time and experience, management and consulting opportunities within the field are possible. The work of a horticulture technician is truly a “green” career.


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PROGRAM ADMISSIONS STEPS

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ENROLLMENT PROCESS

After you are admitted to your program you will meet with your Advisor to plan your first-semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, discuss placement assessment results and complete any additional enrollment requirements.

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM INCLUDE:

Approximate Costs

  • $140 per credit (resident)
  • $205 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Other fees vary by program (books, supplies, materials, tools, uniforms, health-related exams, etc) Details here.

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Because of the hands-on nature of this training, Horticulture Technician courses are offered only during the day, Monday through Friday.

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