Horticulture

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Horticulture, Agribusiness Management

Horticulture, Fruit and Vegetable Production

Horticulture, Landscape Horticulture

Horticulture, Turfgrass Management

Technical Agriculture, Agribusiness Management

Technical Agriculture, Floriculture/Greenhouse Management

Technical Agriculture, Landscape Horticulture

Technical Agriculture, Turfgrass Management

Minor in Horticulture

Degree Options

B.S. in Horticulture with options in:

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Fruit and Vegetable Production
  • Landscape and Nursery
  • Turfgrass Management

A.A.S in Agriculture with options in:

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Floriculture and Greenhouse Management
  • Landscape Horticulture
  • Turfgrass

Minor in Horticulture

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Who Would be Interested in Horticulture?

Students who:

  • Want to be part of the solution to some of the world's biggest problems
  • Enjoy the outdoors and want to be connected to nature
  • Are interested in a field with a good job outlook
  • Have a broad view of the world yet understand the importance of specific knowledge
  • Prefer to have hands-on experience along with solid academic training

Why Horticulture?

  • Wide variety of good job prospects in various fields in Horticulture, as well as opportunities for entrepreneurs
  • Internships available with a wide array of employers
  • Faculty committed to the professional growth and development of our students
  • Small classes, family atmosphere

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select any of the Horticulture options upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • One graduate is a small business entrepreneur who runs his own local landscape business.
  • Another graduate is Assistant Superintendent at a regional golf club.

How Do I Get More Information?

www.agriculture.eku.edu
Contact Dr. John Settimi, Department of Agriculture Chair
859-622-2228
john.settimi@eku.edu

Are There Scholarship Opportunities?

www.agriculture.eku.edu/scholarships

  • Agriculture Alumni Scholarship
  • Mid-America Equipment Retailers Association Scholarship
  • Dwight G. Barkley Scholarship
  • Bige Isaacs Memorial Scholarship
  • Charles C. & Betty C. Combs Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Glenn W. Hayes Endowed Scholarship
  • Cecil B. and Hazel S. Clark Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Agriculture Department Farm Credit Freshman Scholarship