Environmental Horticulture

What is Environmental Horticulture?

Environmental Horticulture is a branch of the broad field of horticulture that focuses on:

  • Art and science of floriculture - greenhouse management and interior design
  • Development of recreational areas for public and private use
  • Landscape design and management
  • Nursery management
  • Turf management

Qualify for positions in:

  • Education and research
  • Greenhouse management
  • Horticultural therapy
  • Landscape design and management
  • Plant breeding and genetics
  • Plant tissue culture and biotechnology
  • Plant inspection

The UW-Platteville Environmental Horticulture Program has outstanding job placement rates upon graduation, exceeding 95%.

Other graduates choose to further their education by pursuing a graduate study.

Environmental Horticulture

Contact Information

Dr. Mike Compton
Tel: 608.342.1393
E-mail: compton@uwplatt.edu

Prospective students will find our program fact sheet to be very informative. Current and prospective students can use our major and non-teaching checksheets (found here) to better understand our curriculum and map out their course plan.