Careers & Placement

Students who pursue a degree in Horticulture and Natural Resources have a wide variety of career opportunities to choose from.


  • Arborist
  • Urban Horticulturist
  • Interior Plantscaper
  • Landscape Designer
  • Garden Center Owner
  • Golf Course Superintendent
  • Vegetable or Fruit Farm Manager
  • Botanical Garden
  • Educator
  • Landscape Contractor
  • Greenhouse Grower
  • Sports Turf Manager
  • Research Scientist
  • Florist
  • Sod Production

Park Management & Conservation

  • Park Manager
  • Game Warden
  • Park Naturalist
  • Heritage Interpreter
  • Park Law Enforcement Ranger
  • Zoo Educator
  • Recreation Planner
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Nonprofit Director
  • Recreation Facility Manager
  • City Park Administrator

Wildlife & Outdoor Enterprise Management

  • Outfitter
  • Fishing Guide
  • Hunting Preserve Manager
  • Outdoor Adventure Specialist
  • Shooting Sports Facility Manager
  • Habitat Management
  • Contractor
  • Gamebird Production Manager
  • Fishing Resort Owner
  • Hunting Guide

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Internship experiences are integral to our Horticulture degree program. Below are details about internship requirements and forms for the various specializations within Horticulture. If you have any questions about the internship process, contact your academic adviser.

Explore your internship options