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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Nursery Management

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate N0628

This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills in production and marketing of plants and dry goods in the wholesale and retail nursery industry. All courses are applicable for degree requirements in Ornamental Horticulture, Park and Sports Turf Management, Equipment Technology, and Integrated Pest Management.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

      Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9013.01

      Plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $77.27

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $64,434.42
      Annual Job Openings
      5,900

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers

      Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers

      SOC Career Code: 45-1011.07

      Directly supervise and coordinate activities of agricultural crop or horticultural workers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $38.08

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $43,307.10
      Annual Job Openings
      2,427

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Nursery Workers

      Nursery Workers

      SOC Career Code: 45-2092.01

      Work in nursery facilities or at customer location planting, cultivating, harvesting, and transplanting trees, shrubs, or plants.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $17.51

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $26,895.51
      Annual Job Openings
      46,626

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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  • Nursery Management

    Natural Sciences Division
    Certificate N0628

    This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills in production and marketing of plants and dry goods in the wholesale and retail nursery industry. All courses are applicable for degree requirements in Ornamental Horticulture, Park and Sports Turf Management, Equipment Technology, and Integrated Pest Management.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    AGOR 1Horticultural Science3
    AGOR 2Plant Propagation/Greenhouse Management3
    AGOR 29Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous3
    AGOR 32Landscaping and Nursery Management3
    AGOR 50Soil Science and Management3
    AGOR 64Irrigation - Drip and Low Volume3
    Total Units18

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence  

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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu

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