2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Floral Designer Certificate Program Fact Sheet

What is a Floral Designer? The floral designer certificate is designed for students who want to move quickly towards a floral career. Students learn basic design skills and the correct use of floral supplies and equipment. Students also become familiar with wedding and event planning as well as how to profitably run a floral business.
Degree and Certificates
  • Environmental Horticulture, AAS
  • Environmental Horticulture, Diploma
  • Floral Designer, Certificate
  • Landscape Installation Technician, Certificate
  • Landscape Design Technician, Certificate
  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician, Certificate
Prerequisite Courses Diploma level proficiency in English, reading and math are required to graduate from this certificate.
Semester Program Begins Fall and spring
Application Process Applicants to the Floral Designer program must meet all admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu, submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
Program Deadlines You may enter in the fall and spring terms.
For more information, contact: Aaron Poulsen, program director, APoulsen@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6648.
For admission and enrollment, contact: Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email BusinessArtDesignTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

Quick Facts

(This data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.)

2016 Median pay            $26,220
Entry level education            Associate degree, diploma, certificate
Number of jobs, 2014            5,870
Job grown, 2024            -3%

The Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Lisa Richardson, Section 504/ADA, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Building 100, Room 708, 678.226.6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu