Floral Design

Become a certified floral designer.

For certification students must complete 6 required classes and 2 electives. Students must successfully complete Introduction to Floral Design before taking the Advanced Floral Design Course. Other courses and electives may be taken in any order. Courses will be offered throughout the year in the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Approximate cost of the program is $2,000.00.

Employment for floral designers is expected to decline slowly, by 3 percent, between 2008 and 2018.

Median annual wages for hourly and salary floral designers were $23,230 in May 2008.

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Floral Design
  • Advanced Floral Design
  • Contemporary Floral Design
  • Wedding Design
  • Sympathy Design
  • Attendance at one AIFD event

Choice of Electives that total a combination of 8 sessions:  Retail Flower Shop, Everlasting Flowers, Holiday Flowers, Flowers to Wear, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day/Occasion Basket, Summer Wildflowers