SoPH Students learning from a Garden Staff teacher.

School of Professional Horticulture

About Our Program

For over 80 years, the School of Professional Horticulture at The New York Botanical Garden has been training the world’s leading horticulturists. The School’s program is one of few around the world that combines top-notch academics with hands-on training, including plant walks, field trips, internships, and special lectures. Working alongside the Garden’s Horticulture staff in the unique setting of New York City offers students an unparalleled horticultural education. Our students are highly sought-after for internships and full-time employment, with a nearly a 100% rate of job placement! Alumni find exciting careers in public parks and gardens, landscape design/build firms, or private estates all over the world.

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