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Horticulture Degree at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC)

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  • Phone: (703) 323-3000

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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 (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male0
Female5

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian1
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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Germanna Community College

Locust Grove, VA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C)
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J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Richmond, VA
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C,A)
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Tidewater Community College

Norfolk, VA
Type: Community College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C,A)
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Virginia Western Community College

Roanoke, VA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C,A)
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Patrick Henry Community College

Martinsville, VA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C)
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Virginia Highlands Community College

Abingdon, VA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (A)