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Citrus and Horticultural Science: Citrus

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The nation's only bachelor's degree program in Citrus and Horticultural Science.

Horticultural Science with a concentration in Citrus — the only one of its kind in the country — is taught by industry leaders who deeply understand the science and business of citrus.

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Strong Horticultural Science Industry Opportunities

U.S. agricultural exports were valued at $140 billion in 2018 (USDA). The Citrus and Horticultural industries in Florida generate billions of dollars a year alone.

Top Reasons

Florida Southern provides the perfect combination of hands-on experiences, broad-based education, and the industry connections you need to excel.


Unique Citrus Program

We have the nation’s only bachelor's degree program specifically in citrus and is known throughout Florida's citrus industry for the quality of our program.

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Citrus Grove On Campus

The Florida Southern campus has a collection of citrus trees for use in hands-on engaged learning in classes.

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Prime Location

Located in central Florida, our close proximity to the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred allows us to bring in expert guest speakers from the industry.

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