Certificate in Horticultural Therapy

This credit certificate course sequence meets the horticultural therapy course content required by the American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA) for registration as a Horticultural Therapist. View the AHTA web site www.ahta.org for ADDITIONAL requirements for the Voluntary Professional Registration program as a Horticultural Therapist, such as supervised experience.

This certificate is available to all undergraduate degree students and non-degree-seeking students. Consult an academic advisor about how the required classes fit into academic and career plans.

The majority of courses for the Certificate in Horticultural Therapy program are offered on the Ambler Campus.


Credit certificates may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon satisfactory completion of the required credits for the specific topic area with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 overall.

All courses for the certificate must be taken at Temple University.

Required Courses
HORT 2324Plant Propagation3
HORT 2753Introduction to Horticultural Therapy3
HORT 2754Horticultural Therapy Skills3
HORT 2755Horticultural Therapy Program Management3
Total Credit Hours12