Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Management
The Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Management area of study provides a unique combination of soil and plant science, landscape construction and maintenance, business and entrepreneurship courses that will prepare you for a successful career in the green industry.
Degree Earned: Certificate
Programs of Study
The ornamental horticulture industry needs qualified people in diverse jobs that use the newest computer technology, latest equipment and modern business skills. You will work to beautify the world and improve the quality of the environment. Your horticultural education can lead to positions with resorts, parks, greenhouses, botanical gardens, retail garden centers, research facilities, and more. Related Program: Bachelors in Plant Science with a concentration in Horticulture & Crop Production.
Landscape companies do over $234 million in business in Maryland annually and jobs are plentiful. As a landscaper, you are not confined to a desk, yet you still have an opportunity to use the latest technology and software to plan, research and complete projects. Plus, you have the added satisfaction of working a job from start to finish, witnessing the final product. Related Program: Bachelors in Plant Science with a concentration in Landscape Management.