Graduate Program

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to pending changes in the Cornell Public Garden Leadership Program, we will NOT be accepting applications for 2014-2015.*


Graduate Fellowship in Public Garden Leadership

The Cornell Graduate Program in Public Garden Leadership is a two year Masters of Professional Studies program designed to provide academic training and practical experience for individuals seeking leadership positions in the public garden field.


A Masters of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) degree program emphasizes a breadth of training via coursework rather than a research experience. Read more

Program Requirements

Click here to learn about required courses, action project, summer internship and practicum.

How to Apply

This secton describes selection critieria as well as the application and selection process. Read more

About Us

Click here to learn about the mission of Cornell Plantations and the program staff and graduates of the program.


Get to know current and past fellows in our program here.

For more information, call Dr. Sonja Skelly, Director of Education at (607) 255-2406 or email