Horticulture Business Management - ITS (Proposed)

Horticulture Business Management is an excellent career choice for people who love plants and want to make a good living working with them. Plant growing and care skills are an excellent complement to horticultural plant marketing and sales, plant business management and potentially horticultural business ownership. The plant growing industry is always in need of capable managers. The Horticulture Business Management ITS program is designed to give students a strong background both in the principles of plant growth, production and care, as well as how to communicate with employees, coworkers and customers. Marketing, business structures promoting profitability, common business practices and small business norms are addressed to help assure the plant knowledge gained in the program can be put to practical use in your future horticulture based profession.

Career Area
Agriculture & Horticulture
Associate Degree
Program Number
  • Individual Technical Studies (ITS)
  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms 
  • 61 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August / February

Career Outlook

Horticulture Business 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.