Horticulture Degree at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC)

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Horticulture Degree

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.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male2
Female2

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
White4

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Horticulture program at NVCC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Germanna Community College

Locust Grove, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Horticulture (C,A)

Piedmont Virginia Community College

Charlottesville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

Blue Ridge Community College

Weyers Cave, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

Southside Virginia Community College

Alberta, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

Tidewater Community College

Norfolk, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Horticulture (C,A)

Central Virginia Community College

Lynchburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Clifton Forge, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

Virginia Western Community College

Roanoke, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Horticulture (C,A)

Danville Community College

Danville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

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