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Horticulture Degree at Northern Virginia Community College

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Horticulture Degree

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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. Northern Virginia Community College offers an associate's degree program in horticulture.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male3
Female3

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black1
White5

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

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

Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

Description

Plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.

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.

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $27.21
    • Average Annual Salary: $56600

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
  • 12 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)

Southside Virginia Community College

Alberta, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

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)

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

Programs

  • Horticulture (A)

Danville Community College

Danville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

Patrick Henry Community College

Martinsville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

Southwest Virginia Community College

Richlands, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Horticulture (C)

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