The goal of the MBS Horticulture & Turfgrass concentration is to educate and equip students to work as private consultants or to be directly hired by institutions to design, manage, and provide direct services related to horticulture, landscaping, agriculture, commercial horticulture, and turf management. In addition to gaining advanced, hands-on scientific knowledge, students will gain fundamental knowledge of key business areas including finance and accounting, marketing, communication and leadership, ethics, intellectual property, regulatory, and entrepreneurship.

Skills Gained

Through expert instruction and experiential education, students will:  

  •  Gain a thorough understanding of horticulture and related career areas 
  •  Gain fundamental, working knowledge of production and management processes 
  •  Gain a fundamental overview of key business areas that both impact and are impacted by the international agricultural industry 

Where our Horticulture and Turfgrass Science Alumni Work

There are numerous job opportunities and career paths available to individuals with advanced knowledge of horticulture and turfgrass science.

Horticulture TherapistAeroFarms
Lab/Field ResearcherZone 7
Continuous Improvement ManagerRutgers University
Supply & Operations ManagerNew York City Department of Parks & Recreation
and more!and more!

Preferred Academic or Professional Experience


  • It is strongly recommended that applicants possess a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or human science area (social work, psychology or related fields).
  • It is also recommended that students have completed one year of general biology, one year of general chemistry, and one year of plant science and/or botany.


  • All professional experience will be considered as part of the application process.

Applicants who are unsure of their eligibility for this concentration should schedule an appointment with an enrollment specialist.

"My two years in the Master of Business and Science program at Rutgers University, New Brunswick were among the best years of my life. The opportunity to learn how to connect the Business world with the Science world really opened my eyes to learning. I am proud to say that after enrolling into this program, I now have the ability to contribute to the best of both worlds. 

- Anil Tharan Joseph, Master of Business and Science (MBS) degree Graduate
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