Pursue an eco-friendly career with Gwinnett Tech's Horticulture program. You can train for a job that's not just good for the environment, but offers endless career possibilities. Jobs in this field span everything from landscape designer to greenhouse manager. At GTC, you'll learn the latest in green technologies, practices and sustainability techniques.

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Certificates

    • GIS Technology

    • Landscape Installation Technician

    • Landscape Design Technician

    • Floral Designer

    • Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician


    • Environmental Horticulture


    • Environmental Horticulture

    Continuing Ed

    • Starting and Operating a Small Business

  • Aaron Poulsen
    Program Director Environmental Horticulture
    ext 6648
    Jermaine Whirl
    Dean, Business Sciences and Art & Design
    ext 6829
    • Landscape contractor

    • Landscape designer

    • Floral designer

    • Landscape manager

    • Greenskeeper

    • Groundskeeper

    • Lawn service technician

    • Nursery worker

    • Greenhouse manager

    • Garden center manager

    • Interior landscaper

    • Arborist

    • Golf course superintendent

    • Event planner

    • Interior plant specialist

    • Floral shop manager

    • Landscape technician

    • Hardscape installer

    • Sales

    • Marketing

    • Landscape architect assistant

    • Designer for garden centers or landscaping firms

  • Horticulture Advisory Committee

    Paul Altznauer
    Account Manager
    John Deere Landscapes

    Robert Brannen
    Georgia Cooperative Extension Service

    Tim Daly – Vice President
    Georgia Cooperative Extension Service

    Russell Lee
    VP Tree Care Operations
    Downey Trees Inc.

    Linda Lighthill

    Nancy Lovingood
    Gwinnett County Planning Department

    Cherie Mason
    GTC Floral Adjunct Professor

    Derrick Meek
    The Green Season Group

    John Toler (President)
    Buck Jones Nursery

    Scott Watson
    Regional Manager

    Hugh Woodruff
    Woodruff Lawn Service

Take the first step towards a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.