Horticulture Careers

Our courses prepare students for employment in the horticulture industry in the areas of

  • plant propagation
  • plant identification
  • plant nutrition, soil management
  • soil-less media management
  • marketing
  • landscape design
  • landscape construction
  • landscape maintenance
  • nursery management
  • greenhouse management
  • retail garden centers
  • golf course management
  • sports field management
  • parks and recreation
  • arboriculture
  • pest management
  • estate gardening
  • park facility management
  • ecological restoration
  • sales, equipment dealerships
  • plant tissue culture

The annual Horticultural Sciences day which was initiated in 2011 is open to the public and provides information about job opportunities and careers in horticulture and brings together speakers from academia, business and government to initiate discussions and share views on varied topics relevant to 21st century horticulturists. Other events organized by the program that is open to the public are the Native Plant Symposium and Horticultural Sciences Speaker Series.

The U.S. Department of Labor compiles statistics on the following careers involving horticulture. You'll find information specifically related to careers in Kansas, including salary information and the job prospects for each.

Contact Us

Phone: 913-469-3104
Campus Mailbox: 29
Location: CLB 241
Dean: Csilla Duneczky

For questions about:

Lekha Sreedhar, ext. 3763

Science Resource Center

Location: CLB 112A
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 2473
Coordinator: Suneetha Menon

Spring 2015

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tutor Hours

No students will be admitted into the SRC without their current JCCC ID card. 

The SRC is closed when classes are not in session.

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