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Horticultural Jobs and Career Essentials

There has never been a more exciting time to learn about plants and how we use them in both urban and rural environments!

Career Opportunities in Horticulture

In this 10-week online course, you will learn about the various career opportunities in the broad and encompassing field of horticulture.

Working directly with expert instructor Al Shay, you will learn:

  • Viticulture
  • Environmental landscaping
  • Turf management
  • Greenhouse and nursery production
  • Farming
  • Education and research opportunities
In addition to learning what options are available, you'll also learn about salaries, trends, how to get started, and most importantly, what opportunity would be a good fit for you! 

Course Overview

This course is online and asynchronous, which means you'll be able to log in and attend when it's most convenient for you. Every week you’ll learn from Al Shay and industry experts as they highlight various careers and answer your most pressing questions.

If you've ever wondered about your future and wanted an expert to show you what's possible, then this course is for you!

New dates coming soon!
Ten weeks | Asynchronous
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Al Shay

Al Shay has worked in the green industry for the last 34 years at Oregon State University, Eugene Country Club, The Oregon Garden and DeSantis Landscapes. Al holds undergraduate degrees in fine arts from Hunter College/CUNY, horticulture from Oregon State University and a Master of Science in Agriculture from Oregon State University.

Past Students' Work

Take a look at some recent projects our students have created.