Educate. Inspire. Deepen your knowledge of horticultural science and advance your career as a horticulture educator.
Many of the students that pursue this program want to teach post-secondary horticulture, either at the community college or university level.
Responsibilities vary according to education level and from community college to college and university positions. In general, professors:
Community college instructors do not typically engage in research, whereas college and university professors usually devote a significant amount of their time, energy and resources to research or supervision of research.
Horticulture professors typically earn a state median salary of $82,730.
Job opportunity growth for professors is forecasted to increase at a rate of 9-13% per year.
Professors at universities and colleges typically have a doctorate. However, many community college instructors have a bachelor’s degree and pursue a master’s degree while teaching at the community college level.
Horticulture teachers and professors are in demand. Explore job listings.
Ready to advance your teaching career? Get the knowledge and credentials you need to build the career you want. Apply today for the horticultural science master’s degree program.