Horticultural Therapy Classes

If you have a passion for plants and helping people, then pursue horticultural therapy and learn how to bring people and the natural environment together for healing purposes. Acquire the therapeutic skills and horticultural techniques needed to serve a broad population of people in need. Enroll in a single course or pursue a Horticultural Therapy Certificate.

Click here for an overview of the Certificate Program.


January

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
212HRT300EO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of sexual and asexual propagation, with attention to fruit development, seedling more...
213HRT411AO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Storrs
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Sharpen your clinical skills while learning how horticultural therapy is utilized in a physical rehabilitation setting. Explore the team treatment process and learn about the various more...
213THR403BO 01/23 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Wichrowski
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener Sue Stuart-Smith believes our minds and our gardens interact in ways that can sustain our innermost selves. Her beautifully written UK more...
213GAR801BO 01/28 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Stuart-Smith
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
213HRT300FO 01/28 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Herrera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of sexual and asexual propagation, with attention to fruit development, seedling more...
213HRT411BO 01/28 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Weinstein
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
213GAR301DO 01/29 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

February

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
213HRT300GO 02/05 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Day
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Older adults present an increasing need for therapeutic services. Learn about the physical, sensory, cognitive, psychological, and social aspects of aging and their implications for horticultural more...
213THR401AO 02/09 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Brechner
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of more...
213THR301CO 02/16 Tu 9:00am-11:30am Meore
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
For horticultural therapy to be most effective, activities must be structured so a client's progress can be clearly measured and assessed. Using a variety of activities, more...
213THR407O 02/20 Sa 6:30pm-9:00pm Jaroslow
ONLINE

March

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
213HRT300HO 03/03 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Horticultural therapy is practiced in a multitude of behavioral health settings, including hospitals, day treatment programs, group homes, and in private practice. Learn the diagnostic criteria more...
213THR404AO 03/09 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Krus, HTR
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
213GAR301EO 03/10 We 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Children and adolescents with disabilities are the focus of this course. Gain an understanding of the causes and characteristics of various developmental, sensory, physical, behavioral, and more...
213THR402BO 03/13 Sa 6:00pm-8:30pm D'Amico
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
213GAR301FO 03/25 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE