Graduate Studies in Horticulture

The Department of Horticulture has an active graduate program and also participates in multiple interdisciplinary graduate groups. Master’s of Science and Ph.D. degrees are offered by the department. The department welcomes highly qualified students to apply for graduate school. Prospective students are encouraged to contact a potential faculty advisor to learn about research and study opportunities and financial assistance. Graduate studies are offered in every area of faculty expertise including floriculture, urban horticulture, nursery production, viticulture, pomology, vegetable crops, biofuels, functional genomics, plant breeding, and molecular biology. Consult our faculty listings for faculty areas of interest or contact the Graduate Coordinator.


Online Education

For students interested in a completely online education, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers a Master’s of Agricultural and Life Sciences degree. Horticulture faculty are available to serve as advisors for students in this terminal professional degree program. Learn more about getting an Online Master's in Plant Science and Pest Management.