Scholarships available for Basic Horticulture Technician certificate program

Jan 18, 2021

Get job-ready – for free – in just one semester at CCBC. The college is offering 10 full scholarships for the first 10 college-ready students who apply to CCBC’s Basic Horticulture Technician certificate program.

Students will gain basic horticulture knowledge for landscape and nursery employment and have the opportunity to sit for the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Certification. Classes will be held Thursdays and Fridays from Feb. 4 through May 14, 2021.

Program details
  • Students earn 12 credits in a workforce development curriculum that includes four courses and a co-op learning experience at a participating landscape company or nursery. 
  • Interested students must be able to perform physical work (capable of routinely picking up 40 lbs.) and enjoy working outdoors. 
  • Upon graduation, students will be able to seek employment in the horticulture industry through our collaborating partner, the American Landscape Institute. ALI will introduce students to industry employers and provide job interview opportunities.

For more information on the CCBC Sustainable Horticulture program, contact Dr. Bradley Thompson, program director, at 443.840.787 or

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