Horticulture Majors

Ohio State ATI offers four Associate of Applied Science degrees in horticulture. These programs are designed to get you career-ready in as little as two years:

  • Floral Design & Marketing

  • Greenhouse & Nursery Management

  • Landscape Horticulture

  • Turfgrass Management

We also offer an Associate of Science degree in Horticultural Science. This program allows you to complete approximately 50% of the requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in the Department of Horticulture & Crop Sciences.

  1. Floral Design & Marketing

    The Floral Design and Marketing program prepares students for careers in this creative, competitive industry by providing coursework in both design and business. See the link at the right for the course sequence / curriculum.

    The on-campus retail floral shop, used as a lab site, provides students with hands-on experience in all aspects of design, sales, and merchandising, including the art of display.

  2. Greenhouse & Nursery Management

    Greenhouse and Nursery Management students at Ohio State ATI receive well-rounded classroom instruction complemented with experiential learning while taking advantage of our industry-oriented facilities. Students pursue one of three specializations within the major (see links at the right for the course sequences / curriculum):

  3. Horticultural Science

    Horticultural Science provides students an overview of horticulture including landscape plant materials, greenhouse production, and turfgrass management. See the link at the right for the course sequence / curriculum in this Associate of Science program.

    Horticultural Science majors complete 50 percent of the curriculum for a Bachelor of Science degree in Sustainable Plant Systems at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in Columbus.

  4. Turfgrass Management

    Turfgrass Management involves the science and business related to turfgrasses in commercial, residential, and recreational settings. See the link at the right for the course sequence / curriculum.

    Turfgrass managers must know the basic science of managing turfgrass as well as entomology, plant pathology, and weed science. Turf managers are also responsible for developing business plans, budgeting, and supervising staff.