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Associate of Applied Science
Floral Design (A.A.S.)
Students will learn about floral marketing, the artistry of wedding and event flowers, and how to create interpretive and competitive designs.
Students in Ben Romney's Floral Design class practicce making bouquets.
Gain Hands-On Experience
Floral Designers focus their degree and work on arranging live, dried silk flowers and greenery to make decorative displays. By pursuing a degree in Floral design, students learn skills such as the ability to use colors and shapes creatively, an interest in buying and selling, number skills, lifting and carrying vases full of flowers, and the stamina to work in a shop all day.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with an associates degree in Floral Design have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Florists manage shops by selling flowers with artistic arrangements of flowers and plants, such as bouquets and wreaths. Also, sometimes go by the name of Floral Designers.
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Nursery Worker
Students who desire to pursue advanced studies and a research career apply for admission to graduate programs to earn a Master’s or Ph.D. degree. In chemistry, graduate students earn a salary and often receive tuition and healthcare benefits.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Floral Design, start with one of the following major-specific courses

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