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Complete Horticulture Degree in Chicago

Posted by Ron Wolford -

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES), in partnership with the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) and the Office of Continuing Education (OCE), now offers an innovative bachelor's degree completion program in horticulture for working professionals and community college students in the Chicago area. If you have thought about getting your bachelor's degree in order to advance your career opportunities, or are changing careers and want a second bachelor's degree, this may be the program for you!

Hurry! The window to apply for fall'07 transfer admission is from January 15 to March 1, 2007. (Applications may still be accepted after this date however.) Click here for more information on how to apply electronically or to download a paper application.

Program Contacts:

Northern Illinois - Greg Pierceall, Professor and Program Advisor

630-990-0740 or

Campus Contact:

Piper Hodson, Student Services Coordinator

217-25201360 Ext 45761 or

Program Web Site:

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