Floral Design program
"Enhance your naturally creative self" - Envision a future in floral production and design.
In the Floral Design program at MCCTC, you'll create designs for all occasions using both silk and fresh flowers; learn how to identify and care for cut flowers and indoor foliage plants; and practice the proper planting and propagation methods for greenhouse plants. Included in the Floral Design program instruction, you'll also learn about integrated pest management, earn your OSHA Certification, and experience what it’s like to be a retail florist through business management, customer service, and marketing courses.
Students in this program will learn:
- Silk and Fresh Floral Design Techniques
- Cut Flowers and Indoor Foliage Plants - I.D. and Care
- Integrated Pest Management and OSHA Certification
- Green House Planting and Propagation Methods
- Retail Florist - Business Management, Customer Service & Marketing
Higher Education Options
Certifications, two and four-year degrees are available from several local universities. Degrees may be obtained in Floriculture Design & Marketing, Greenhouse Management & Production, Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Entomology.
Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:
- Kent State University - Salem
- Eastern Gateway Community College
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Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- Retail Floral Designer
- Garden Center Plant Specialist
- Green House Plant Propagator
- OSHA Certification
- OCNT (Ohio Certified Nursery Technician) Certifications available in: Core, Garden Center and Grower
- ODA (Ohio Department of Agriculture) Certified Pesticide Applicators License
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