|Faculty:||Faculty of Science & Horticulture
|Field of Study:||Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
|Description:||The greenhouse and nursery sector of horticulture in BC has consistently provided rewarding employment opportunities. There is always demand for knowledgeable and skilled individuals who enjoy working with people and plants. Job opportunities exist in BC and indeed, worldwide. This diploma specialization provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work successfully in the greenhouse production of vegetables, flower crops, and field and container production of ornamental plants.
Graduates may be employed as assistant growers or growers in wholesale and retail nurseries, commercial greenhouse operations, garden centres, or as technical representatives in supply companies. Research and sales also compliment these diverse career choices.