A hands-on, science-based education in plants and soils fused with design, technology, business, and practical engineering. Grads take leadership roles in landscape design-and-build companies or start and run successful businesses of their own.

Interest Areas
  • Plant
  • Business
  • Environment, Sustainability, Nature

Focus your degree with an option in Design/Build or Management

  • Arboretums 
  • Garden centers 
  • Landscape design/build firms 
  • Municipalities 
  • Nurseries 
  • Park systems 
  • Public gardens
Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Horticulture Club
  • Flower Judging Team
  • Soil Judging Team
  • Turfgrass Club
  • Weed Science Team
  • Woodsmen Teams
Facilities, Centers, and Institutes

Nearly 12 acres of plot land have been established with various turfgrasses and landscape plantings for research on everything from pest control to water infiltration.

Target Major/Degree https://agsci.psu.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/landscape-contracting