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Ornamental Horticulture

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Request that a free information packet about the Ornamental Horticulture program be sent to you by mail or email.
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New and Continuing Student Orientation

The next student Orientation for Ornamental Horticulture at Cuyamaca College is,

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
6:00PM on Zoom

Email for meeting link. Meet instructors and classmates, find out about classes, careers, and job opportunities.


The Ornamental Horticulture department offers scholarships through its student club, the Cuyamaca College Botanical Society (CCBS). Follow the link below for more information.
Scholarship Info


Cuyamaca College Botanical Society

Cuyamaca College Botanical Society (CCBS)

CCBS is one of Cuyamaca College's most active clubs. The club raises funds for scholarships and assists in beautifying the campus and community.

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Career Options

Thinking about a career in Ornamental Horticulture? The following titles can help you explore the possibilities!

  • Agricultural Inspector*
  • Agricultural Researcher**
  • Arboretum/Park Director*
  • Arboriculture Technician
  • Botanical Illustrator
  • County/State Agricultural Advisor*
  • Environmental Designer**
  • Floral Designer
  • Flower Shop Manager
  • Golf Course Superintendent
  • Golf Course Worker
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Grounds Maintenance Manager
  • Grower/Production Manager
  • Horticultural Journalist*
  • Irrigation Consultant
  • Landscape Architect**

Thinking about a career in Landscape Architecture? Follow the link to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), and enroll in our Landscape Architecture courses.
Landscape Architecture

  • Landscape Design

Interested in Landscape Design? Follow the link to the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, and enroll in our Landscape Design Program.
Landscape Design

  • Landscape Technician
  • Nursery/Garden Center Manager
  • Park Planner/Manager*
  • Plant Breeder/Propagator
  • Sports Field Manager
  • Turf Manager
  • Water Auditor
  • Water Conservationist*

Bachelor Degree normally recommended*
Bachelor Degree or higher required**

Last Updated: 06/03/2020


Leah Rottke

Phone: 619.660.4261


Leah Rottke
Program Coordinator
Phone: 619-660-4261

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District