Master of Professional Studies in Horticulture
Utah State University

Program Details

The online Master of Professional Studies in Horticulture program’s primary goal is to create highly qualified water conservation specialists for various organizations.  The curriculum focuses on urban landscape water conservation and teaches students to use landscape water efficiently through the use of plant science, irrigation technologies, human behaviors, and landscape design, all within the political and economic contexts of communities challenged to meet the water demands of growing populations.  The program provides horticulturalists with knowledge and skills to effectively promote landscape water conservation as water becomes more precious.


  • Score at or above the 40th percentile on the GRE
  • A 3.0 or higher GPA on your last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
  • Transcripts of all college/university credits
  • Three contacts for letters of recommendation
  • An essay
  • In addition to an essay, please provide a complete description of your background in horticulture or another related field
  • Complete a telephone or in-person interview

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities