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Academic Option

Public Horticulture

For plant people who are people-people.

This option is rooted in a well-rounded horticulture education. you’ll gain a strong foundation in plant growth concepts and learn to diagnose and manage plant problems. 

The possibilities for this option are endless. You can work at world-class resorts, zoos, parks, museums, arboretums, botanical gardens and more. And don’t forget the people skills! You’ll broadcast more than seeds by learning strong communication skills. Now we’re talkin’.

Public horticulturalists can be hosts to gardening television shows, authors of books, and educators at botanical gardens and Master Gardener programs. 

Check out what could be your 4-year plan!