Horticulture Technology




Brandon Pitman

(828) 448-3554


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Come Grow With Us at WPCC!

Western Piedmont Community College’s Horticulture Technology program will teach you practices in successfully growing and managing plants and gardens. Courses that involve plant science, plant materials, propagation, soils, fertilizers, and pest management will prepare you to be successful in this type of career. You can also earn certificates in plant production, landscaping, and the management and operation of horticulture businesses.

So where can I work?

If you graduate with an Associate in Applied Science Degree at WPCC, you will be prepared for jobs in:

  • Nurseries
  • Garden Centers
  • Greenhouses
  • Landscape Operations
  • Gardens
  • Governmental Agencies

Why choose Western Piedmont Community College for horticulture technology training?

  • You will have the opportunity to manage gardens and crops located on the 300+ acre WPCC campus and work in our brand new, state of the art, production greenhouse and nursery facility.
  • “The instructors are out in the heat and cold right alongside the students…I’ve only been in the program two semesters and I’ve already learned more than I could have dreamed of.” -Emily Arensman, Current Sustainable Agriculture Student


What You Will Study

The Horticulture Technology program at WPCC offers you five options:

Associate in Applied Science

WPCC’s two-year program has coursework to prepare you for various careers in horticulture .


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Landscape Design Certificate

Here is WPCC’s certificate program that focuses on general landscape design.


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Horticulture Business Certificate

The Horticulture Business Certificate provides consists of courses focused on business managment, equipment and materials, marketing, and sales..


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Horticulture Certificate

Here is a certificate program that consists of six courses focused on horticulture technology.


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Plant Production Certificate

Specialized training for anyone interested in plant production.


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