Program Length:

64 creditsFull-time – 2 to 3 yearsPart-time – 3 to 4 years

Approximate Cost of Tuition:

$6,600 (Florida residents)

Landscape and Horticulture Technology

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Landscape and Horticulture Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that offers specializations in both landscape and horticulture. It takes many specialized skills and technicians to grow plants and incorporate them into attractive landscape designs. Our program provides a well-rounded approach, with an on-campus horticulture lab and greenhouse. Not to mention, Valencia College graduates have a 100 percent placement rate.

Valencia Benefits
  • 93% - 95% average placement rate for A.S. grads
  • Lowest tuition in Central Florida
  • Plenty of financial aid and scholarships
  • Classes offered days, evenings, weekends, online and on compressed schedules through Flex Start
  • Related short-term certificates

  • Design, construct and maintain landscapes
  • Oversee landscape operations in parks and other recreational areas
  • Inspect and diagnose plants for disease and overall health
  • Operate or manage a greenhouse or nursery
  • Propagate, grow, maintain and market plants


Central Florida is one of the major and most diversified horticulture centers in the world, offering a variety of career choices at hotels and resorts, theme parks and attractions, parks and recreational areas, golf courses, and numerous residential communities.



Potential Careers
  • Nursery Supervisor/Manager
  • Landscape or Groundskeeping Manager
  • Landscape Gardener/Designer/Contractor
  • Supervisor/Manager of Landscaping and Horticulture Services
  • Parks Supervisor
$25,000 – $35,000

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