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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

An AAS Degree in Horticulture is the gateway to a wide variety of careers in the huge and ever growing horticulture industry. Depending on the emphasis chosen by the graduate, Ornamental and edible plant production, Greenhouse production, Landscaping, Floriculture, Golf Course, are all occupations that are available to the Horticulture graduate. This two-year Associate in Applied Science degree covers the broad spectrum of the horticulture industry. Most students who receive their AAS degree in Horticulture also select one (or two) of the diploma programs of interest to them. Students may select topics from landscaping, greenhouse production, and/or floral design to meet the technical elective requirement of this program.

Program Locations

  • Central Lakes College, Brainerd 56401

Labor Market Information

  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

  • Median wage: $79,617/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

  • Median wage: $23.37/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Central Lakes College
Central Lakes College
501 W. College Drive Brainerd, MN 56401 Toll-Free: (800) 933-0346 Local: (218) 855-8037 TTY: (218) 855-8224