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

May landscape grad achieves state horticulturist certification

Laura A. Snyder, of Harrisburg, a May graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s landscape/plant production technology major, has attained Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist status after passing the formal exam required for certification. The PCH exam was administered on the last day of finals in early May by Carl J. Bower Jr., assistant professor of horticulture at Penn College. Snyder passed all four sections of the intensive test.


'Tree Campus' designation celebrated, trees planted

For the ninth year, Penn College has received notification of its Tree Campus Higher Education designation, and students celebrated by planting trees (Japanese snowbell and Snow Fountain weeping cherry) at the college's Schneebeli Earth Science Center in honor of Arbor Day.


Annual bedding plant sale begins Monday at Earth Science Center

Overflowing with color, the annual bedding plant sale at Penn College’s Schneebeli Earth Science Center greenhouse begins today – Monday, April 29. Sale hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, and 9 a.m. to Noon on Wednesdays. Supplies are limited, so visit while the inventory lasts.