Build Your Future in Horticulture
The Horticulture Department at Fullerton College is one of the leading community college programs in California. We offer a varied program that provides “hands-on” classes for homeowners, nursery and landscape employees, and students wishing to enter the “green industry.” With a unique blend of the old and the new, our facilities combine advanced technology with traditional landscaping and growing practices. Our department hosts events for such groups as Fullerton Beautiful, Orange County Master Gardeners, and the California Landscape Contractors Association. Our program hosts several plant sales each year to help provide gardeners with unusual garden plants, herbs, and vegetables. The program of instruction is as unique and varied as the students who enroll in our courses.
For more information, visit the Horticulture at Fullerton College website.
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Greenhouse and Nursery
- Certificate – Landscape Design/Management
- Associate in Science Degree – Landscape Management
- Certificate – Landscape Irrigation
- Certificate -Landscape Horticulture- Pending State Approval
- Certificate – Ornamental Horticulture – Pending State Approval
- Associate in Science Degree – Ornamental Horticulture
The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).
Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.
Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full-time or part-time.
For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
Career opportunities include:
- Landscape Specialist
- Landscape Technician
- Farm Manager
- Garden Center Manager
- Greenhouse Manager
- Harvesting Manager
- Nursery Manager
- Chemical Applicator
- Integrated Pest Management Technician (IPM Technician)
- Lawn Specialist
- Lawn Technician
- Licensed Pesticide Applicator
- Pest Control Technician
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