Function, beauty and sustainability converge in the field of horticulture. Well-designed and maintained landscapes not only make for a nice view, but they are also crucial to sustaining a healthy environment and preserving precious resources. If you like working with plants and gardens, enjoy a design challenge, or have a passion for preserving and sustaining the environment, OCC Career Advantage’s Horticulture program is for you.
OCC Horticulture programs will prepare you for a career in landscape design, landscape construction and maintenance, and/or sustainable landscape design and retrofitting. You can also gain the education you need to pursue a bachelor’s degree in a related field if that is your goal. Take the first step forward in your career designing, building and maintaining attractive, healthy outdoor spaces – read on to learn about our degree and certificate programs.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Botany for Gardeners
Knowing Your Soils
Cacti and Succulents