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Horticulture - Floriculture/Garden Center Technology

at Rochester Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 52
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The RCTC Horticulture program offers two career options: 1) Landscape, Golf Course, Grounds Maintenance Technician; and 2) Floriculture/Garden Center Technician. Graduates could perform in the following occupational areas: floral designer, grower, shop manager; garden center manager, technician, salesperson; greenhouse owner/operator, technician; horticulture equipment/supplies sales; public recreation grounds maintenance; golf course maintenance, lawn care/landscape maintenance owner/operator; landscape construction, design, supply sales; nursery supervisor, technician, owner/operator; turf and sod grower, retailer.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Farmers and Ranchers

  • Median wage: $39.24/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • 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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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