Monday, Oct. 12, Columbus Day: COD is open for business and classes. Visit the Campus Hours page for more information.

Degrees and Certificates

The following files describe in detail the requirements for this program.

Horticulture, A.A.S. Degree, pdf file

New Horticulture Courses

Certificates: 7 Certificates, pdf file

  • Sustainable Landscapes
  • Horticulture
  • Floral Shop Management
  • Landscape Design and Construction
  • Greenhouse Management
  • Landscape and Turf Management
  • Nursery and Garden Center Management

Gainful Employment Information

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Contact Information

Judy Burgholzer, Program Coordinator/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1058, (630) 942-3095

Martin Bartz, Horticulture Lab Technician/Grower
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0025, (630) 942-3807

Brian Clement, Instructor/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1059, (630) 942-2526

Peter Deeman, Program Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2548

David Earl, Program Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2538

Amy Hull, Greenhouse Supervisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0026, (630) 942-3095 

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592

Faculty Spotlight

  • Judy Burgholzer

    Judy BurgholzerHorticulture

    "My advice to students is to ask others what they see as your strengths, because they may see something in you that you don’t see in yourself. It might just help you find your way to a rewarding career."

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  • Brian Clement

    Brian ClementHorticulture

    “Students need to be allowed to show their imagination, and I want to encourage and challenge them to realize their strengths and then use them to succeed.”

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