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Master’s Degrees in Horticulture

11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4 schools in the United States where you can get your master's degree in horticulture. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 18% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors

In 2018-2019, 11 earned their master's degree in horticulture. This makes it the 292nd most popular master's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in horticulture at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 1,980
Associate’s Degree 1,306
Undergraduate Certificate 760
Bachelor’s Degree 391
Master’s Degree 11
Doctor’s Degree 3

Earnings of Horticulture Majors With Master’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for horticulture majors with their master's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for horticulture students who are master's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in horticulture. About 54.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 5
Women 6
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Horticulture

The racial-ethnic distribution of horticulture master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Horticulture Master's Degree Students

There are 4 colleges that offer a master’s degree in horticulture. Learn more about the most popular 4 below:

#1

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Oregon State University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for horticulture majors who are seeking their master's degree. Each year, around 31,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,846 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,933 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their master's degree in horticulture from Oregon State. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#2

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in horticulture. Each year, around 0 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,484 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,682 per year.

The horticulture program at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus awarded 4 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 25% were women.

#3

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Cornell University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in horticulture. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $29,500 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their master's degree in horticulture from Cornell.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to horticulture that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Plant Sciences 637
Food Science Technology 533
Animal Science 500
Agricultural Economics 496
General Agriculture 313

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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