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Landscape Horticulture Technology, Career Certificate

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Landscape Horticulture Technology


The Horticulture Program is designed to prepare students for employment in florists, nurseries, landscaping, grounds maintenance enterprises and greenhouse production.

Program Description

Horticulture Technology prepares individuals to produce, process, and market plants, shrubs, and trees used principally for ornamental, recreational and aesthetic purposes. Students learn to establish, maintain and manage horticultural enterprises such as arboriculture, the study of trees; floriculture, the study of flowering plants; greenhouse operation; landscape design and management; nursery operation; and turf management. The purpose of the Horticulture Technology program is to meet the needs of the industry on all levels of training and skills. This applies to persons entering school directly from a secondary program or re-entering for specific training and/or license certification. Successful completion of 32 credit hours entitles a student to receive a career certificate in Horticulture; completion of 47 credit hours entitles a student to receive a technical certificate in Horticulture; completion of the full 62-semester hour curriculum results in the student receiving an Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Program Length

One Semester
Two Semesters
Three Semesters
Four Semesters

Degree (s) Offered

Career Pathway Certificate
Career Certificate
Technical Certificate
Associate in Applied Science

Admission Requirements

Must meet all general admission requirements of the college.


Jones College Enrollment Services at 601.477.4257 or Horticulture Instructor: Wendy Wilkerson at 601.477.4172 or e-mail at wendy.wilkerson@jcjc.edu

Program Requirements

The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. An academic advisor may alter course sequence to meet individual student needs. In addition, an academic advisor may recommend additional or different courses depending upon student career plans and/or requirements of the college or university to which the student plans to transfer.

Two Semesters

First Semester

Total Hours: 15

Second Semester

Total Hours: 17

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