Master of Professional Studies in Horticulture, MPSH
Get the Most out of Water
Master Landscape Water Conservation
With an estimated 60% of drinking water in the western U.S. applied to urban landscapes, water conservation is an important issue. USU is the only university with a master's degree focused on urban landscapes for water conservation. As a horticulturalist, you will be given additional skills needed to effectively promote landscape water conservation.
Degree at a Glance
Career Outlook for Graduates
The goal of the horticulture master's program is to help you become a highly qualified water conservation specialist for various organizations. You can pursue a career as a manager of water conservation gardens, a water-efficient landscape irrigation designer, water-efficient landscape designer, and more. Water conservation specialists work in water districts, cities, counties, or federal agencies.
- Conservation Scientist – $61,340
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019
Why Earn a Horticulture Degree from USU Online
Utah State Universtiy is the only university with a master's degree focused on urban landscape water conservation. This specialty sets you apart from others in the workforce. You will become an expert in water efficient landscaping, sustainable low water landscaping, water law and policy, geographic information systems for natural resource applications, and more. USU Online's delivery system is easy to use and allows you to work on coursework when it's convenient to you.