Nursery/Greenhouse Technician

Program Overview

This program is only taught at Eastman Youth Development Center.

The Nursery/Greenhouse Technician certificate program prepare graduates for challenging careers in the expanding field of Landscaping and Garden Centers.

Students are accepted into the Nursery/Greenhouse Technician program every semester.  To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 17 semester credit hours.

Offered at the Following Campus

South Campus (Dublin)

Salary Potential

$18,000.00 – $28,000.00

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees: $2,362.00
Books & Supplies: See program advisor
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Nursery/Greenhouse Technician certificate program are employable as entry-level positions in the nursery, landscape, or agricultural industry.  Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background which appeals to prospective employers.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;>
  • Meet assessment requirements by taking the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.

Curriculum

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Course Overview

  • OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
  • HORT1000Horticulture Science3 credit hours60 contact hours
  • HORT1010Woody Plant Identification I3 credit hours75 contact hours
  • HORT1020Herbaceous Plant Identification3 credit hours60 contact hours
  • HORT1030Greenhouse Management4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • HORT1050Nursery Production and Management4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • Credit Hours: 17