Horticulture and Small Farm Management - ITS (Proposed)

Maximize your Alternative Agriculture Goals

There is a growing societal and market-based demand for sustainably grown, specialty and local small farm produced food, goods and services. Success in ownership or management in horticulture, market gardening, or small farming requires a knowledge of plants, soil, greenhouses, machines, accounting, marketing, and working with people. The Horticulture & Small Farm Management ITS provides a firm grounding in plant production, care, and science, which is complemented by both agricultural production and a farm business management education. Maximize your opportunities to create a successful life as a small, specialty or alternative agriculture farm operator through hands-on learning, applied theory, visiting successful operations, and guided experience.

Career Area
Agriculture & Horticulture
Associate Degree
Program Number
  • Individual Technical Studies (ITS)
  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms 
  • 61 Credits

Career Outlook

Horticulture and Small Farm Management - ITS (Proposed)

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Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.


Work with Admissions Advisor to:

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.


Work with your Program Counselor to:

  • Ensure enrolled in or graduate of Horticulture Technician program
  • Schedule a Program Counseling Session to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

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Because of the hands-on nature of this training, Term 1 and 2 courses follow a traditional schedule. However, Term 3 and 4 classes provide the flexibility for working adults to complete their associate degree. These courses are available online, with the exception of the internship classes.