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Floral Design & Greenhouse Management

Create exciting floral arrangements for a wide range of events
Operate a full-service floral shop while fulfilling job requirements and completing client projects on schedule
Utilize an extensive knowledge of plants and creative design elements in a full-service greenhouse environment
What can I do when I graduate?
  • Designer assistant
  • Floral designer
  • Sales/delivery personnel
  • Greenhouse worker
  • Interior landscaping & maintenance personnel
  • Floral supply wholesale personnel
What would I do in this class?
  • Design fresh cut & silk flower arrangements
  • Construct corsages, boutonnieres and wedding bouquets
  • Prepare live plant groupings
  • Care for and maintain greenhouse
  • Employability skills
  • Delivery vehicle maintenance
  • Identify various flowers and plants
  • General safety precautions
What can I do with further training?
  • Manager/Owner
  • Stock buyer & control personnel
  • Grower/Crop manager
  • Freelance floral designer
  • Marketing & sales manager
  • Horticulture instructor 

Program Quick Facts

Floriculture students must be able to

  • Exhibit professionalism and workplace ethics
  • Read and comprehend order forms and instructions
  • Stand and work on feet for several hours at a time 
  • Communicate well with customers, managers and fellow workers 
  • Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to design floral arrangements
  • Perform the job in both hot and cold conditions
  • Handle getting dirty as part of the job
  • Comprehend and use basic math when operating cash register and working with money
Instructors
College Credits
Available Certifications
Lab Fees
Sharon Burdette
Kent State University
Stark State College
Youngstown State University
None Level 1 (junior) - $ 75.00
Level 2 (senior) - $ 25.00
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