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Horticulture & Park Management

This program offers many degree and certificate programs designed to prepare students for careers in the broad field of ornamental horticulture, park & sports turf management, integrated pest management and equipment technology. Students learn basic theory in the classroom and then apply it in hands-on learning outdoors.  

 
Why choose our program?
  • PROGRAM DIVERSITY: We offer four degrees and 12 certificates to choose from depending on your area of career interest.

  • AWARD-WINNING STUDENT TEAMS: You can join our nationally-acclaimed student teams to compete and sharpen your knowledge and skills while building your resume. 

  • INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS: We have a well-known reputation of expert faculty and strong industry connections.

  • INCREDIBLE FACILITIES: Our "outdoor laboratories" include a 110-acre farm, 10-acre nursery for plant production, 12,000 square feet of green houses and 56,000 square feet of share house space.

  • WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS: Students become prepared through work experience programs and are ready to transfer to a university and earn a four-year degree.

 

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/Events
RVT/Animal Science Work Experience Orientation - Aug 22, 9am, 80-1451
Horticulture Work Experience Orientation - Aug 25, 3-4pm, 80-1421
Fall Classes Start August 29
Fall Descanso Gardens Plant Sale - October 6-9
 

 

 

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We are going through some changes!

We congratulate Dr. Tom Visosky on his Retirement!Photo of Thomas Visosky

Tom's plans for retirement include traveling and spending time with his family.  Congratulations Tom!

We also welcome a new Full-Time Faculty member, Chaz Perea.

Chaz Perea and Brian Scott

Chaz (Pictured above on the left, with Brian Scott) has been teaching part time at Mt. SAC as an Adjunct Professor and has also been coaching the Turf Team for several years. He is excited to join us full time.