Horticultural Therapy Graduate Certificate
A graduate certificate in horticultural therapy involves plant science and horticulture techniques to improve quality of life in a therapeutic setting for individuals with physical or mental challenges.
The program is built around the busy lives of health and human services professionals, horticulturists and educators who work with people with disabilities, older adults and those recovering from illness. The 12-credit-hour certificate is designed to enhance the credentials and professional stature of working professionals in their current positions and to advance in their career.
Careers in Horticultural Therapy
Career opportunities for individuals with a background in horticultural therapy include:
- hospitals and healthcare facilities
- elder care facilities and adult day care
- schools and after school programs
- social service areas
Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The horticultural therapy graduate certificate program is offered through the Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources in the College of Agriculture.