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Plant Science

Plant Science

Plant Sciences

Go Green at SUNY Delhi

Become part of the rapidly growing green industry with SUNY Delhi’s cutting-edge plant sciences programs.

Choose from three different degrees that feature coursework in horticulture, equipment operation, soil science, landscape construction, and crop cultivation, making you highly employable after graduation.

  • Internships and volunteer opportunities allow you to put hands-on learning into action through work and community projects.
  • The only turf program in New York State to have an 18-hole golf course on campus used as a learning lab for students. 
  • Get hands-on experience operating state-of-the-art turf equipment, installing & repairing irrigation systems, cultivating grasses and sod, and more. This program is perfect for people who love to work outdoors.
  • Nationwide network of alumni and industry contacts in all areas of horticulture, landscaping and turf management ready to hire you.
  • Degrees that lead directly to jobs at golf courses, parks, athletic fields & stadiums, nurseries & greenhouses, landscaping companies, scientific research facilities, government agencies, and plant science industry businesses.

Plant Science Programs

Culinary Programs

This two-year degree features two distinct tracks for you to choose from:

  • Horticulture which focuses on plant management, maintenance, and regenerative practices.
  • Landscape Design & Management which focuses on residential and commercial outdoor site development.

100% job placement in careers like landscape management/design, greenhouse/nursery manager, horticultural inspector, and many more.

Preparation for seamless entry into our bachelor degree in Golf & Sports Turf Management or related advanced plant science degrees.

Learn more about the Associate in Applied Science in Horticulture Sciences

This two-year degree offers a solid foundation of hands-on turf management and equipment operation experience.

This four-year degree incorporates business and management classes along with the turfgrass and grounds training.

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