At the West Florida Research and Education Center, students can earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida at our Milton Campus without having to relocate to Gainesville. Our resident faculty offer on-site classes which include real-life laboratory experiences in natural areas of northwest Florida and direct interaction with local, regional, and national business and agency leaders. Distance education technologies are used to expand our local course offerings.
Degree Programs Offered at the West Florida Research and Education Center
- Natural Resource Conservation
- Plant Science: Environmental Horticulture
- Golf and Sports Turf Management
Natural Resource Conservation is a degree program designed to provide graduates with expertise in the management and conservation of our natural heritage, from forests and wildlife to water and soil. Students learn about the interactions between all living things and the management of the natural resources contained within diverse ecosystems.
Plant Science: Environmental Horticulture is a field of study that deals with the art and science of breeding, propagating, installing and maintaining plants that are used to enhance and improve the human environment. In this sustainable field, students can be creative, work outdoors, and enhance people’s lives through the use of plants in their surroundings.
Golf and Sports Turf Management is a focus of the Plant Science: Environmental Horticulture degree program that combines the study of grasses, soils, water, and pests affecting turf with the study of business and management. This degree provides an outstanding opportunity for sports-minded students searching for a carreer that fits their interest.