Start a sustainable career in the Green Industry

NSCC’s certificate in Horticulture is designed for students wishing to become employed or self-employed in the horticulture industry or to enhance their knowledge in horticulture for career advancement. Prepare for a wide range of employment opportunities in landscaping and landscape management, nursery and garden center operations, turf management and urban tree care.

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Questions related to program admissions or applications? Contact or call 978-762-4188.

Program advising related questions? Contact or call 781-477-2215.

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Semesters to complete certificate. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes


Career degree graduates employed within three months

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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