Horticulture Science

Horticulture Science Careers

Careers in Horticulture Science include:

  • golf course management
  • sports turf manager
  • landscape design
  • landscape installation
  • grounds maintenance
  • lawn care
  • garden center manager
  • greenhouse production


Starting Wages: $19,000 - $28,000 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development


Bear Creek Landscaping Cedar Falls, IA
Beaver Hills Country Club Cedar Falls, IA
Cedar Falls Parks & Recreation Cedar Falls, IA
Elmcrest Country Club Cedar Rapids, IA
Iowa Cubs Des Moines, IA
Matthias Landscaping Cedar Falls, IA
Minnesota Vikings Minneapolis, MN
Sunnyside Country Club Waterloo, IA
Wapsie Pines Landscaping Dunkerton, IA
Waterloo Leisure Services Waterloo, IA

Many graduates have become self-employed and own successful businesses.


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 104
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Program Advisors

Dan Lichty
Bremer Hall 101-H
319-296-2329 ext.1316
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Scott Harvey
Bremer Hall 101-H
319-296-2329 ext.1366
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Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
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