Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

An instructional program that describes the scientific principles involved in the cultivation of garden and ornamental plants, including fruits, vegetables, flowers, landscape and nursery crops. Includes instruction in specific types of plants, plant breeding, plant physiology, and the management of garden/nursery crops throughout the plant life cycle.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Soil and Plant Scientists
  • Median wage:$32.32/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers
  • Median wage:$79,617/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. S.E. Rochester, MN 55904 Toll-Free: (800) 247-1296 Local: (507) 285-7265 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: getinfo@rctc.roch.edu