Landscape/Plant Production

Grow and design a sustainable future.

When it comes time to select your career path, it’s important to focus on something that you truly love.

Whether you focus on landscaping or plant production, our associate degree program will satisfy your passion for nature. Working at our Earth Science Center, you’ll learn how to design, install, and maintain landscapes or produce high-yield commercial crops.

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Landscape/Plant Production Technology (A.A.S.)

Working hands-on in our expansive arboretum and greenhouse spaces, you’ll cultivate a host of in-demand skills. Through electives you can focus on general landscape operations, landscape construction & arboriculture, or plant production & tools, and techniques of production for ornamental, edible, and medicinal crops.


Bachelor Degree Pathway

Rise to administrative and management positions in your field with an Applied Management (B.S.) Online degree

Minors & Immersions

Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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Penn College News

Earth Science campus is site of FFA regional competition

Penn College’s Schneebeli Earth Science Center was the site for the Pennsylvania Future Farmers of America Northern Region Competition, held Tuesday with about 175 high school students in attendance. Students hailed from 25 schools in the region's 22 counties: Bradford, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Pike, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne and Wyoming.


Landscape students compete nationally; receive scholarship

The 48th annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition proved to be fertile territory for the talents of Pennsylvania College of Technology students enrolled in landscape/plant production technology. At the powerhouse event held in Provo, Utah, Penn College placed 16th overall among 50 schools and achieved eight top-10 finishes in various categories. One student was awarded a $1,000 scholarship.


Penn College landscape student receives PLNA scholarship

Laura A. Snyder, of Harrisburg, a landscape/plant production technology student at Pennsylvania College of Technology, was awarded a $4,500 Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association Foundation Scholarship. Snyder received her award at the PLNA 120th Anniversary Celebration & Education Summit, held recently at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square.