Master of Professional Studies in Horticulture
The Master of Professional Studies in Horticulture degree is designed to enhance the capacity of those currently working in the horticulture industry, and provide the knowledge base needed by others interested in beginning new careers, starting their own business, or pursuing personal interests in horticulture. The degree provides a solid foundation of contemporary horticultural knowledge, yet is flexible enough to allow individuals to focus on the specific skills they wish to hone.
Many of our students are working professionals and maintain full-time jobs while taking classes part-time in pursuit of the degree.
Spotlight on the Horticulture Research Center
U OF M MOMENT: A new $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help the wine industry in the Upper Midwest and Northeast take the next steps toward economic vitality. Jim Luby, professor of horticultural science, says there are a range of obstacles to be tackled. Luby is optimistic about the impact this project will have on wine growers in the region. For more information, listen to the U of M Moment.
Find out how faculty member James Luby and his colleagues at the University's Horticulture Research Center are making an important contribution to the growing number of vineyards in the Midwest.