Bachelor of Applied Horticulture | Kent State University

Bachelor of Applied Horticulture

Why Choose the Bachelor of Applied Horticulture Degree?

  • Prepare for a management position or to establish a business in the green industry.
  • Learn from experienced horticulture faculty in a variety of specialized teaching environments, such as a laboratory, greenhouse, arboretum and gardens.
  • Gain hands-on experience with on-site instruction, fieldwork and an internship.
  • Develop managerial-level expertise in landscape architecture, urban ecology, sports turf management, various areas in landscape design, plant propagation and nursery operation.
  • Gain technical and professional depth, plus business management skills.
  • If you have completed the Associate of Applied Science in horticulture technology, credits can transfer seamlessly into the Bachelor of Applied Horticulture degree.

View from inside greenhouseCareer Opportunities

  • Ohio is one of the top six horticulture providers in the United States with over $4 billion in sales.
  • Landscape contractors employ 12,000 to 15,000 people every year in Ohio alone.
  • Urban forestry is one of the top five horticulture markets in the country.

ADVISOR CONTACT INFORMATION

John Majernik
Program Coordinator
Email: jmajerni@kent.edu
Phone: 330-337-4148
Ext: 74148

University Catalog Entry for Horticulture - B.A.H. 2018- 2019