Prepare for a career in plant propagation, production, marketing, or maintenance of fruits, vegetables, flowers, ornamental plants and turfgrass. Horticulture incorporates both science and aesthetics to prepare you for a variety of careers.
What You’ll Study
Combine art and skill with science and technology for sustainable growing, distributing, and using plants, fruits, and vegetables. Gain hands-on experience in labs and courses in the greenhouse, as well as the K-State Gardens’ outdoor teaching laboratory. Take courses such as plant propagation, nursery management, concepts of floral design, basic turfgrass culture, and greenhouse operations management.
|Landscape Designer||Sales Representative||Arborist|
|Environmental Management||Production Horticulturist||Greenhouse Operator|
|Golf Course Superintendent||Horticulture Consultant||Interior Plantscaper|
|Technical Representative||Sports Turf Management||Urban Horticulturist|
Employers include: research facilities, residential and commercial lawn services, florist chains, floricultural operation companies, golf course, tree farms, garden centers, nursery facilities, and arbor companies.