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LEARN MORE ONLINE Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Fact sheets and detailed information are available online. For a complete listing of all CLC programs, visit

SAMPLE CAREERS Horticulture: Arborist: As a “tree doctor,” diagnose and manage tree insects and diseases; maintain pruning and other preventive maintenance.

Florists and floral shop owner: Create eye-opening arrangements of live and artificial flowers. Manage employees, inventory, marketing and more.

Forester: Help keep forests free from disease, harmful insects and damaging wildfires. This career requires at least a four-year degree. Landscape contractor: Beautify interior and exterior landscapes by designing flower beds, shrubbery, ponds and more. Landscape designer: Design outdoor spaces that are attractive and functional. Unlike a landscape architect, who focuses on site engineering, a landscape designer usually concentrates on flower and plant-related design aspects.

Natural areas manager: Help preserve land in its natural state, maintaining native plant and animal species.


Educational Level

Median Salary

Bachelor’s degree


Floral Designer

Associate degree or certificate


Natural Areas Manager

Bachelor’s degree


Landscape Architect

(for conservation scientist)

*Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees were not designed for transfer to four-year schools. However, courses in A.A.S. programs may transfer to specific institutions. See for details.


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