Associate of Arts in Floral Design and Marketing The Ohio State University



Course info


The Floral Design and Marketing program prepares students for careers in this creative, competitive industry by providing coursework in both design and business. See the link at the right for the course sequence / curriculum.

The on-campus retail floral shop, used as a lab site, provides students with hands-on experience in all aspects of design, sales, and merchandising, including the art of display.

Practicum is a supervised, practical, on-campus work experience, which provides students with the opportunity to apply skills learned in both the classroom and laboratory. Practicum activities may take place in the flower shop, floral design lab, campus gardens, and/or greenhouses.

Students can also participate in Artists de Fleur, the student floral club, and some may qualify for membership in the Anderson Student Chapter of the American Institute of Floral Design.


Students in the Floral Design and Marketing program complete an industry internship consisting of seven weeks of full-time employment in retail flower shops, wholesale florists, supermarket, and/or event planning businesses.

Career Prospects

Graduates find careers as designers, salespersons, assistant managers, managers, or owners.

The artistic principles learned in this program also prepare graduates to assume positions as:

• Interior plantscape technicians
• Estate gardeners
• Wedding consultants
• Display artists

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Associate of Arts in Floral Design and Marketing.

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$34,989.00 (26,02,104) per year

Tuition fee includes an International Undergraduate Student Fee of USD $1,464 per semester, assessed to provide academic and support services for international students.


25 Aug, 11 Jan


Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) in Wooster

1328 Dover Road,



44691, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Applicant must have successful completion of university preparatory courses, high school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA, Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community, Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement, Status as a first-generation university student, Demonstration of outstanding talent in a particular area and High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors. English proficiency level TOEFL: 79 or higher on the internet-based test, 550 or higher on the paper-based test and IELTS: 6.5 or higher

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

Recommended courses for you

Users who have viewed this course, also viewed the below courses

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Marketing

University of Missouri - St. Louis

Full Time (4 years)

$24,406.00 (18,15,055)

STARTS - 22 Aug 2022, 23 Aug 2021, 18 Jan 2022

BBA in Marketing, Professional Selling and Sales Management Track

Texas A&M University

Full Time (4 years)

$37,890.00 (28,17,849)

STARTS - 13 Jan, 24 Aug