Master of Horticultural Science
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Program Details

The online Master of Horticultural Science program is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of horticultural science and practices.  The curriculum encompasses a broad range of topics including fruits, vegetables, nursery and floriculture crops and cross-commodity areas such as plant breeding, weed science, urban horticulture, sustainable agriculture, postharvest physiology, and landscape design.  Students can choose from courses such as:

  • Viticulture
  • Introduction to Permaculture
  • Plant Breeding Methods
  • Environmental Nursery Production
  • Postharvest Physiology

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Background courses in math, chemistry and biology