Horticulture Operations & ManagementPrint
Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn how to produce, care for, market, and sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, ornamental plants, shrubs, turfgrasses, and trees. You will learn how to establish, operate, and manage horticultural and landscape businesses, and plant nurseries. You will also study environmental design, plant science, climate, irrigation, greenhouse and facilities management, gardening, turf maintenance, floriculture, and related economics.
- A career-technical certificate may qualify for work for companies that grow fruits, vegetables, trees, turfgrasses, and other ornamental plants.
- An associate or bachelor's degree prepares individuals to own and manage a plant nursery business or market horticultural tools and equipment.
- An advanced degree or specialized training may qualify for work in research in areas such as plant genetics and diseases, and teaching agricultural subjects at universities.
- Floral Designer
- Groundskeeper (Gardener)
- Landscape Architect
- Nursery/Greenhouse Manager
- Nursery/Greenhouse Worker