Horticultural (Plant) Science

The Horticulture Program provides students with a strong foundation of skills for a variety of career paths within landscaping, ornamental horticulture and arboriculture. Students who choose to major in Horticulture are prepared to continue their education or enter into the workforce. Students are offered a varied curriculum that explores careers, presents technical and botanical knowledge and develops an awareness and appreciation of our natural resources. Students in the Plant Science Program can focus on the following concentrations: Urban Forestry, Landscape Management, & Horticulture.

Career Pathways

Entry Level




Eligible Certifications once the student turns 18 years old 


Horticulture majors learn a variety of skills for college and careers.  Among the skills taught and learned are…

Projects and Field Trips


The Horticulture program is proud to have a partnership with Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum

Articulation Agreements

Stockbridge School of Agriculture at UMass Amherst will award 3 free credits to any graduate of the Norfolk Aggie Horticulture program who is accepted to a Stockbridge bachelor degree program. 

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