High school students 16 and older can earn college credit and paid work experience with local professionals in horticulture and sports turf management.
What You'll Learn
Through a blend of classroom instruction, laboratory experience and on-the-job training, you’ll learn:
- Plant Biology
- Plant Physiology
- Soft Skills Essential to Job Success
- Career Awareness
Three College Credits
With the Horticulture Career Academy at Southeast Technical College, you will earn three college credits that count toward an associate degree in Horticulture Technology or Sports Turf Management.
- HT 111 – Horticulture Science – 2 credits
- HT 111L – Horticulture Science Lab - 1 credit
High school students may be able to enroll in the Horticulture Career Academy as a Dual Credit student and receive high school credit in addition to college credit. The Admissions office can provide additional information on this option.
How to Apply
Horticulture Career Academy
After Jan. 1, 2024, complete the Southeast Tech application. Select "Dual Credit" when asked "What kind of student are you?" Selections will be made in April 2024.
Interview with industry professionals to discuss your qualifications and unique opportunities. Dates, work hours and salary vary by company.
Learn and Work
If selected, classes begin May 28, 2024.