Horticulture, Landscape, and Turf Sciences (HLTS)

What is Horticulture? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Horticulture Publications UofA Department of Horticulture

What is Horticulture?

According to University of Arkansas's Department of Horticulture, "Horticulture is a dynamic and diverse field. Our Department is committed to helping students achieve their highest potential. The Department offers a B.S. degree in Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences (HLTS).

The Department offers a MS degree in Horticulture. This is a two-year thesis program in which the students learn how to conduct scientific studies and prepare research reports for scientific journals. The PhD degree in Plant Science is administered jointly with the Department of Plant Pathology. The PhD program takes three years and requires original research and development of new knowledge."

Related Careers

Arborist Landscaper
Athletic Field Manager Lawn & Garden Equipment Salesperson
Botanical Garden Manager Nursery Manager
Buyer Orchard Manager
Christmas Tree Farm Owner Organic & Sustainable Landscaper
City Park Ranger Park Caretaker
Community Environmental Educator Parks & Recreation Facility Manager
Community Garden Coordinator Parks Design & Maintenance Manager
Cooperative Extension Agent Plant Breeder
Crop Advisor Plant Pathologist
Crop Production Overseer Production Horticulturist
Distributer Promotions Manager
Entomologist Rehabilitation Programs Manager
Farm Worker Researcher
Field Scout Retail Garden manager
Floral Designer Small Farm Owner
Florist Specialty Crop Production Manager
Garden Center Manager Turf Manager
Golf Course Designer Urban Landscape Developer
Green Roof Technology Specialist Vegetable & Fruit Grower
Greenhouse Manager Vineyard Manager
Grounds Keeper Viticulturist
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Related Skills

Active Learning Skills Critical Thinking Skills
Analysis Skills Field-based Problem Solving Skills
Broad Knowledge Background Manual Labor Abilities
Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Teamwork Skills

Job & Internship Search Links

ACTrees - Green Jobs

BGCI - Plants for the Planet

Blue Sky Produce Jobs

Disney - Sciences/Horticulture/Zoology Jobs

Eco Jobs

Environmental Career Opportunities

Green Industry Jobs

Grow - Your Own Career in Horticulture

Hire Horticulture

Horticulture Jobs UK


HortJobs - Jobs in Horticulture

International Society of Arboriculture


Public Garden Career Center

Career Planning Links

Explore Careers in Life Sciences

Careers in Horticulture

LandLover Careers

Careers in Horticulture for Young People

Professional Association Links

American Society for Horticultural Sciences

The Garden Conservancy

Alliance for Community Trees

American Public Gardens Alliance

International Society of Arboriculture

Horticulture Publications

Horticulture - The Art & Science of Smart Gardening

Horticulture Week