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Landscape, Nursery, and Greenhouse Management, Major

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Pullman, WA, United States
The Landscape, Nursery, and Greenhouse Management major is a horticulture-based program, offered by the Washington State University, that prepares students for opportunities in plant propagation; the production and marketing of potted crops, bedding plants, trees, shrubs, and cut flowers, botanic garden and arboretum maintenance, and landscape plant management.
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This is a perfect major for students interested in owning or managing a nursery or greenhouse, attending graduate school in horticulture, working for university extension offices and research greenhouses, maintaining landscapes and parks, or working as wholesale horticultural-product brokers.

The Landscape, Nursery, and Greenhouse Management is a bachelor degree offered by the Washington State University. Students in this major are encouraged to gain hands-on experience and earn scholarships through participation in the Horticulture Club.

Strengths of the program 

  • Prepare for a wide range of career paths related to growing and using plants
  • Tailor coursework to your interests with flexible electives in the degree requirements
  • Work in the green industry to obtain relevant training through a professional work experience
  • Train to diagnose plant, landscape, and greenhouse problems and evaluate options for management or enhancement
  • Learn to use plants to deliver environmental benefits such as reduced air and water pollution, extended habitat for wildlife, energy conservation, and improved human health
  • Understand and apply sound scientific knowledge for good environmental stewardship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    The priority date for admission applications is January 31. Applications received after are welcomed and will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Landscape Plant Materials
  • Landscape Plant Installation and Management
  • Ecological Soil Management 
  • Soil Fertility
  • Plant Propagation
  • Greenhouse Management/Crop Production

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • English Proficiency
  • WSU International Admissions will review your application for admission using unofficial copies of transcripts from the secondary and post-secondary schools you have attended
  • When you send transcripts to the International Undergraduate Admissions Office at Washington State University, we will complete the credential/transcript evaluation for you. This is an important part of the admission process
  • As part of your application, you will need to provide verification of financial support for at least one year of tuition and expenses. This support may be provided through any combination of personal or sponsored funds

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    52186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26093 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12851 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5380 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pullman

  • 904 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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