Horticultural Therapy Certificate Program
The Horticultural Therapy Certificate Program in the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University will aid students interested in a career as a horticultural therapist to acquire the required skills to pursue registration from the American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA). This 12-credit certificate program provides coursework in plant science, therapy skills and therapy program management.
In addition to the program’s coursework, graduates must
become a member of AHTA at the associate level,
hold a baccalaureate degree in horticulture with a concentration in horticultural therapy or an equivalent degree,
complete horticulture coursework as outlined by AHTA, and
successfully complete a 480-hour internship in horticultural therapy or meet the work experience criteria defined by AHTA.