Associate of Science in Horticultural Science The Ohio State University




Course info


Horticultural Science provides students an overview of horticulture including landscape plant materials, greenhouse production, and turfgrass management. See the link at the right for the course sequence / curriculum in this Associate of Science program.

Horticultural Science majors complete 50 percent of the curriculum for a Bachelor of Science degree in Sustainable Plant Systems at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in Columbus.

The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science offers a study abroad program in England. The trip focuses on site visits (such as garden landscapes, sports fields, and golf courses) to develop an appreciation for the design elements, historical influences, and horticultural and turf management practices that make specific places effective and memorable.


Students in the Horticultural Science program are not required to complete an internship while attending Ohio State ATI; however, a 10-week internship is required for completion of a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture and Crop Science.

Career Prospects

Ohio State ATI students who choose to continue their education at the Columbus campus complete a Bachelor of Science are prepared for careers that include:

• Supervisor of grounds
• Landscape designer
• Plant materials specialist
• Urban forester
• Ornamental plant historian
• Research specialist

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Associate of Science in Horticultural Science.

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$34,989.00 (25,97,496) 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.

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