Whether you want to design, install and maintain landscapes, or produce commercial quantities of nursery crops, we have a lab for you.

Pre-College Programs
Explore fun and interactive hands-on programs designed for high school students:

up-to-date landscaping software
The computer labs at the Earth Science Campus allow the students to access up-to-date landscaping software.

Extensive five-acre plant arboretum, complimented by over 6,500 square feet of greenhouse space. College owned equipment includes a backhoe, a front-end loader, a Toro Dingo, and hand and power tools

Sustainable Careers
Landscaping and plant production careers are at the forefront of the "green" movement.

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Jeremy ThorneThe faculty prepare you for all aspects of the green industry. They've nurtured my passion. I've had incredible opportunities at Penn College!

Jeremy Thorne, Landscape/Horticulture Technology: Landscape Emphasis

Nathan GraybillWe hire Penn College graduates, because they are ready to enter the workforce and help us deliver high-quality landscapes for our clients. They are passionate and ready to take on new challenges. It’s also great to support where I started.

Nathan Graybill, Project Manager, Eichenlaub Inc., and Landscape/Horticulture Technology alum

Student Projects

Students working on Remembrance Garden on main campus Students working on Remembrance Garden on main campus Students working on Remembrance Garden on main campus Fish pond at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center built by students Hand drawn design Hand drawn design Landscape design using DynaSCAPE software Landscape design using DynaSCAPE software Landscape design using DynaSCAPE software Landscape design using ProLandscape software Landscape design using ProLandscape software using lighting option Landscape design using ProLandscape software Student built conifer garden walkway The Remembrance Garden near the Building Trades Center was created by our Landscape/Horticulture students. Photographed by Justin Shelinski while he was assisting on the project. Student constructed hypertufa fountain Dry laid stone foot bridge built by students

Can You Picture Yourself... ...with a degree in Landscape/Horticulture? These grads did!

Alyssa Richner Hagerman (2010) working in the Children's Garden at Hershey Gardens Andy Basile (2016) working for Davey Tree and Landcare maintaining the native/pollinator garden at the Federal Food and Drug Administration building. Evan McNulty (2005) Creative Hardscapes and Lighting, LLC Finishing a hardscape Andrew Kaminski (2011) in foreground owner of Northeast Prestige Landscaping LLC and Jeremy Thorne (2013) owner of ThorneCare Landscape Solutions LLC on tractor working together on a project doing some seed preparation Keane Scholl- (1991) Working on a landscape design works at Creative  Plantscapes Kyle Richardson (2016) Greenleaf Lawn and Landscape Working with the mowing crews Melissa Berrier Cramer(2008) landscape designer with Scott's Landscaping in front  of one of her favorite projects Patrick Lamey, a 2008 grad planting some fall mums while on the grounds crew at Susquehanna University. Sam Hanmer (2013)  90' in a crane doing some tree work for Good's Tree Care in Harrisburg	Travis Breininger(2001) President at Nature's Accents Landscaping keeping himself safe while cutting some pavers on a hardscape. Tyler Fatzinger (2014) arborist with the city of Allentown and Vinnie Pellechia (current student on his internship).  Doing some storm clean up in the city of Allentown. Vinnie is in the foreground and Tyler is in the bucket above. James Theisen, ’04, landscape designer at Hively Landscapes INC. showing one of his projects.

Other Landscape/Horticulture Information


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Landlovers is a website sponsored by the American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA), the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS), the National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET), and John Deere.

Contact information

Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 119

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701