Careers: B.S. Horticulture – Online

The field of horticulture is diverse; offering graduates many options for a fulfilling career. Job fields include the landscape and nursery industry, environmental conservation, farming and ranching, soil and plant research, agriculture as well as working within the public sector, such as national parks, land management, and local and city planning.

Here are sample job titles:

  • Agricultural inspector
  • Conservation scientist
  • Crop/livestock manager
  • Landscape architect
  • Nursery and greenhouse manager
  • Park naturalist
  • Pest control worker
  • Soil and plant scientist
  • Tree trimmer and pruner
  • Urban and regional planner
  • Additional career information can be found on the Department of Horticulture website.

For information about job prospects for these career fields, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook.  OSU Ecampus Career Services is also a great resource for career information.

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