Horticulture Technology

Program Introduction

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Horticulture Technology prepares students for careers in landscape management, turf management, urban forestry, nursery and greenhouse operations and related horticultural professions. The program emphasizes practical experience through hands-on training in outdoor labs. Students are required to complete an internship.

The degree program articulates with Kent State's Bachelor of Applied Horticulture degree.

The Horticulture Technology major comprises the following concentrations:

  • Landscape Design
  • Turfgrass Management
  • Urban Forestry

This Program is Right For You If

  • You like working outdoors performing a variety of tasks
  • You want to learn how to work with flowers, landscape plants, trees, fruits and vegetables
  • You have interest in improving the content and safety of our food

This Program Will Teach You

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant characteristics, use, identification and taxonomy.
  • Develop knowledge of the proper safety procedures and their application in the workplace.
  • Develop proper business protocol and specific horticulture concentration applications in the work place.