If you enjoy helping plants grow, thrive, and change landscapes, a degree in environmental horticulture may be your ideal choice. UW-Platteville’s environmental horticulture bachelor’s degree is exceptionally rare in the region and graduates enjoy a 95 percent career placement rate in fields such as education and research, greenhouse management, horticultural therapy, landscape design and management, plant breeding and genetics, and more.

Through small, focused classes, you’ll gain experience in the art and science of cultivating beautiful and functional landscapes that also make our world a better (and greener) place. You’ll learn how to develop public and private recreational areas, design and manage various landscapes, manage nurseries, and manage different varieties of turf. Your professors will get to know your name and offer to help you when you need it. And you’ll start your education with early hands-on learning that gets you to your goals faster. Plus, since tuition at UW-Platteville ranks among the lowest in Wisconsin, you can graduate with student debt you can actually afford.

Discover big opportunity and success in the environmental horticulture program at UW-Platteville. Learn more or apply today.


  • Greenhouse and Garden Center Management
  • International
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Professional Landscape Management