Floral Design

Begin an exciting and creative career designing beautiful floral arrangements for a variety of events.

Learn everything from simple to modern arrangements using a wide assortment of materials. Harford Community College's experienced instructors cover the many types or flowers, styles and arrangements and displays. Once you have completed the introductory class, the remaining courses may be taken in any order.

Program Overview

Credential Earned:

Floral Design Certificate


No. of Classes Required:

8 courses:

5 required, 3 elective





Contact Information:



Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED


Required Courses

  • Introduction to Floral Design
  • Floral Design, Advanced
  • Wedding Design
  • Sympathy Design
  • Contemporary Floral Design


Elective Courses (Must Complete 3)

  • Everlasting Flowers
  • Holiday Flowers
  • Flowers to Wear
  • Summer Wildflowers
  • Retail Flower Shop


What Can I Do When I Complete This Program?

Students completing this program, may work for a florist or start their own business.



Florists in Maryland earn an average annual salary of $33,260*.


*Completion of this course does not guarantee this salary.


Who Teaches This Program?

Instructors are certified and working in the industry.