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NVCC is the only community college in Connecticut that offers a degree in horticulture.

Through the program, you can continue your education at a four-year university or apply for employment in landscaping, greenhouses, garden centers or landscape design centers.

Over 500 students have received training at NVCC and have gone on to start their own businesses. The University of Connecticut is the only other college in the state that offers a horticulture degree and graduates from our program can expect to seamlessly transfer to UCONN to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Earn an Associate Degree, Certificate or take a Course or two

Degree Programs

Certificate Programs


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