Whether you are seeking skills for employment or looking to enhance your home landscape, come cultivate your green thumb in Gateway’s Horticulture program. A Horticulture degree can help you become part of this growing industry that makes a significant contribution to enhancing the natural beauty and health of Wisconsin and beyond.
The Horticulture associate degree program includes training in floral design and event planning, greenhouse management and operations, floral business management, and garden center operations. Courses include hands-on experience with flowers, plants, horticulture equipment, computers, and horticulture business operations. Students will practice with the most up-to-date horticultural equipment in the newly constructed Pike Creek Horticulture Center on the Kenosha Campus. Business and management skills are a big part of the program in training graduates for advancement in a horticulture career. The program specializes in sustainable horticulture practices, such as urban farming, which give students and businesses a competitive edge in meeting the demands of this growing market.