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A student studying horticulture will be uniquely prepared to work in diverse fields of the plant sciences, ecological landscapes, sustainable food and farming systems, and pest biology and management.


Students work towards a B.S. in Horticulture, which provides them with a solid foundation in the natural sciences. In addition, students choose a specialized option to study:

Ecological Management of Turf, Landscape, and Urban Horticulture

General Horticulture (Online)

Horticultural Research

Plant Breeding and Genetics

Sustainable Horticultural Production

Therapeutic Horticulture

Viticulture and Enology


Why should you choose Oregon State University for your graduate training? Our graduate students perform research in a supportive environment rich in opportunities for field work and interdisciplinary study. Our graduate students are truly part of the research team. The majority of graduate students are supported by research assistantships funded by state, industry or federal funds assigned to individual research faculty.

M.S. in Horticulture

Ph.D. in Horticulture

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