North Shore Community College is making changes!
You can start your application today! As always, there is no cost to apply to North Shore Community College.
For Fall 2020, most of NSCC's courses will be virtual – including online, hybrid, and videoconference – to ensure our community's safety and maintain social distancing. Targeted courses that need to occur face-to-face on campus will occur predominantly in lab based classes, using social distancing protocols.
Grow a sustainable career in the Green Industry
NSCC’s Horticulture associate degree program prepares students to work in the green industry. Graduates are in demand by businesses such as nurseries, greenhouses and garden centers; landscape designers; parks and golf courses; herb and specialty plant production; organic food producers; and, horticultural equipment supplies and sales. Additionally, knowledge and skills gained with an NSCC degree prepare students for various industry-based certifications. Students will also learn more about issues of sustainability and how these issues affect our communities, the places we live, work and play. NSCC’s Horticulture degree offers a mix of general education and hands-on courses such as:
Landscape Installation & Maintenance
Plants for the New England Landscape
Plant and Soil Science
Fundamental of Plant Health
Urban Tree Care
Introduction to Sustainable Living
Organic and Sustainable Food Production
2016 Boston-area Median Wage
Semesters estimated degree completion time
Career degree graduates employed within three months