CIP Code: 01.0601

Instructor: Mr. Arnold

The Horticulture program at Dauphin County Technical School focuses on understanding and caring for plants.  In addition to plant biology and botany, coursework also includes safety, horticultural business practices, new and emerging trends in the industry, plant identification and pesticide education.  A 3,000 square foot greenhouse allows the student to propagate plants by seeds and cuttings as well as hydroponic, aeroponic and aquaculture methods.  If you have a passion for growing and caring for plants and ultimately our planet, the Horticulture program at Dauphin County Technical School is the place for you!


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 Possible Careers 

  • Agronomist
  • Aquaculturist
  • Micropropagation
  • Turf Management
  • Horticulturist
  • Naturalist
  • Garden Center/Nursery
  • Plant Pathologist
  • Landscaping business owner
  • Forester
  • Botanist
  • Plant Physiologist
  • Biochemist

 Potential Certifications 

  • PA Skills Certificate (NOCTI)

 Statewide Articulation Agreements