Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$288 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online A 360-hour internship or research experience is required. You can complete all other courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Horticulture – Online

The science and art of growing plants

The Oregon State University online horticulture degree covers contemporary real-world issues faced by professional horticulturists. The program includes labs, diagnostics, student-managed projects and field-based problem solving. You will become skilled at finding and synthesizing information in order to deal with the novel situations you will face during your horticultural career.

As part of the major, you will learn the principles and practices associated with horticultural production within the context of plant pathology, pest management, soils, ecology and economics with applications in various horticulture career fields.

This degree program is offered by OSU's Department of Horticulture, and delivered online by OSU Ecampus.

Daryl Williams discusses his horticulture degree from Oregon State Ecampus. Play

Daryl Williams talks about why he picked the Oregon State online horticulture program.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success counseling, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.


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