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School of Business, Technology & Trades :: Programs of Study

Horticulture Technology - Career Studies Certificate

The horticulture program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in greenhouse, nursery, and garden center and landscaping businesses and to upgrade the skills of those currently employed in the industry. Employment opportunities include assistant growers, wholesale and retail salespersons, and production or landscaping technicians.

What classes do I take? Gainful Employment Information

Community Arboretum

The Community Arboretum is a two-acre educational garden located on the campus of Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Virginia. Eleven separate gardens and plant collections surround a centrally located amphitheater and are home to approximately 700 labeled plant taxa.

For more information please visit theĀ Arboretum web site.

Program Head

Clark BeCraft

Phone: 540-857-6388
Location: Natural Science Center N102

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Contact Us

School of Business, Technology & Trades
Location: Webber Hall W305
Phone: 540-857-7272
Fax: 540-857-7086

Mailing address:
3098 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015