Horticulture Degree at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC)
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The horticulture program at Northern Virginia Community College prepares students to be landscape designers, landscape contractors, greenhouse managers, and growers. The program focuses on the general production and processing of plants, shrubs, flowers, foliage, trees, groundcovers, and related plant material. Program courses include: horticulture science and principles, plant identification, proper soil development and management, sustainable landscape and irrigation design, water conservation, turf maintenance practices, integrated pest management, licensing and certification, and business practices. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer horticulture degrees.
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Students Enrolled in the Horticulture Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. NVCC offers an associate's degree program in horticulture.
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Career Options for GraduatesStudents who have completed the Horticulture program at NVCC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Other schools offering Horticulture Programs in Virginia
Horticulture programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.
C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|Germanna Community College|
Locust Grove, VA
|J Sargeant Reynolds Community College|
17 students completed this program
|Tidewater Community College|
14 students completed this program
|Virginia Western Community College|
|Patrick Henry Community College|
|Virginia Highlands Community College|