Horticulture (multiple concentrations)

This broad major can prepare students for the business of horticulture with concentrations in Horticultural Production and Marketing or Landscape Horticulture and Design, or it can be focused on education and communication through Public Horticulture, or it can lead to a research and development career via the Plant Science concentration. Horticulture applies knowledge from many disciplines, including biology, chemistry, ecology, engineering, communications, business, and education to solve real world problems related to the production, marketing and management of landscape plants, flowers, fruits and vegetables.

Concentrations include:

  • Horticultural Production and Marketing
  • Landscape Contracting and Management
  • Landscape Design
  • Landscape Enterprise Management
  • Plant Science
  • Public Horticulture
Horticulture (multiple concentrations) Website

Plan of Study

Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Related Career Interests

Careers in Horticulture (multiple concentrations)

  • Fruit, vegetable, or ornamental plant grower
  • Landscape contractor
  • Plant breeder
  • Plant propagator
  • Equipment and supply sales
  • Extension Educator
  • University professor
  • Research scientist
  • Graduate school

Transfer to Horticulture (multiple concentrations)

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information
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