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Botanical Services                                                 


Floral pictureBotanical Services students prepare for a range of occupation in the floral/landscaping industries. Students use hands-on experiences while learning in the campus floral shop and elsewhere to prepare for careers as a floral designer, landscaper, delivery person, or in a green house.

Fast Facts

Information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Job Projections: Stagnant
  • Median U.S. Salary: $23,810 (in 2012)
  • Education requirements: Most floral designers have a high school diploma or the equivalent and learn their skills on the job through an apprenticeship.


How Capital Region BOCES CTE can get you there

Botanical Services is a career studies program for students who want to learn through hands-on techniques at an alternative pace.

The program is designed to meet the individualized education program provisions through challenging developmentally appropriate career prep experiences. Students are taught employability skills and are prepared for entry level positions.

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College articulation agreements

  • Schenectady County Community College
  • SUNY Cobleskill




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