Graduate Certificate in Horticultural Therapy
Kansas State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Horticultural Therapy program from Kansas State University combines plant science and horticulture techniques to improve quality of life in a therapeutic setting for individuals with physical or mental challenges. Career opportunities for individuals with a background in horticultural therapy include:

  • Hospitals and healthcare facilities
  • Elder care facilities and adult day care
  • Schools and after school programs
  • Social service areas


  • 3.0 minimum GPA on last two years of bachelor's program
  • Two years of professional work experience
  • College course work in horticulture (3 courses) and health and human services (2 courses)
  • Resume
  • Personal statement of goals
  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission