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Major: Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services


Applied horticulture and horticultural business services programs focus on the general production and processing of plants, shrubs, flowers, trees, and related plant materials. Students are prepared to manage and operate a nursery, greenhouse, or other horticulture business.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Applied Horticulture/Horicultural Business Services, Other
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General
  • Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
  • Greenhouse Operations and Management
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Plant Nursery Operations and Management
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


Schools That Offer This Major

Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Century College White Bear Lake
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park


Related Majors


College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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