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What is urban horticulture?

The urban horticulture option focuses on production, processing and marketing of horticultural food and ornamental crops in the urban environment.

Why urban horticulture?

You'll receive training for broad practices including small scale crop production, vertical farming, hydroponics, container production, greenhouse production, roof-top and organic production.

Career paths

Our graduates can look forward to a career in one or more of the following fields:


annually awarded by the OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture


Study abroad

In horticulture, you will have the opportunity to travel abroad to experience global greenhouse horticultural production. Countries explored include Belgium, France, Germany and Holland.


Real-world experience

Hands-on laboratories are included in many courses. You will have the unique advantage of utilizing the Greenhouse Learning Center, The Botanic Garden at OSU, and the Water Conservation and Irrigation Training Center. All students in the department are also required to complete an internship prior to graduation.

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