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Career Readiness for students


Certified Professional Horticulturist

Is Certified Professional Horticulturist for You?

  • Do you love working outdoors?
  • Do you want to help the environment?
  • Are you creative?
  • Are you technologically savvy?

About the Program

This program prepares students for careers in horticulture related fields.  Horticulture is a diversified industry with nearly unlimited career opportunities.  Many jobs in the industry are hands-on, provide the opportunity to work outdoors and require the use of technology.

 

Sample Course Plan for Certified Professional Horticulturist


Sample Courses


Certifications/Awards for Completing High School Program


Local Colleges Offering a Continuation of the Program 

Montgomery College Landscape Technology A.A.S  

Montgomery College Landscape Technology Certificate  

University of Maryland Landscape Architecture

University of Maryland Agricultural Science & Technology

University of Maryland Plant Sciences

University of Maryland Agricultural Education (double major or Integrated Masters Path) 

Horticulture

Where this Program is Offered

 

If this program is not available at your school, meet with your counselor to select courses that will allow you to explore your interest in these careers.

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