University of Delaware

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Public Horticulture


Willard Hall, University of Delaware

Memorial Hall

Newark, DE 19958

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Public Horticulture

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The aim of the program is to produce leaders in Public Horticulture with a broad understanding of public gardens, their role and function.
This two year program:

  • emphasizes the administration, leadership and management of public gardens and their diverse operations,
  • offers students opportunities to gain practical experience by working with the Director and members of the Horticulture, Maintenance and Services Departments of Longwood Gardens, and
  • is appropriate for individuals interested in careers in arboreta, botanic gardens, horticultural societies, park systems, civic garden centers, and related institutions.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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