Is an Online Floral Design Education Possible?

Yes! Penn Foster Career School is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding floral designers, architecture designers, designers, fashion designers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 51,470 people employed as floral designers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $24,940. Fashion designers make on average $74,410 per year and there are about 15,780 of them employed today. Online schools like Penn Foster Career School have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

Floral Design Common Job Tasks
  • meeting with clients
  • maintaining their business
  • cutting flowers and other plants
  • designing displays for clients
  • prearranging displays for walk-in clients
  • filling small custom orders
  • delivering flowers and arrangements
  • creating bouquets and centerpieces for weddings
  • creating arrangements for funerals and memorials
  • purchasing flowers from florists for designs
Popular Journals & Magazines Floral Design Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Wedding Bouquet Creator
  • Retail Florist
  • Garden and Floral Specialist Residential Landscapes
  • Floral Part-Time Customer Service
  • Horticulture and Floral Design Teacher (10-11)
  • Produce / Floral Department Manager
  • Freelance Floral Designer
  • COI 630 Floral Design For Interior Designers
  • Freelance Floral Designer
  • Floral Designer/Plant Maintenance
Top Cities for Floral Design
  • Milwaukee
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Fort Worth
  • Wilmington
  • St Louis
  • Charleston
  • Houston
  • San Jose
  • Seattle
Top States for Floral Design
  • Wisconsin
  • New York
  • Illinois
  • Texas
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • Washington
Common Floral Design Degree Program Names
  • BA of Floristry
  • BA of Ecology
  • BA of Environmental Science
  • Commercial Floral Design FdA
  • Professional Floristry FdSc
  • Commercial Floral Design FdA
  • BA in Agriculture
  • AA in Gardening
  • BA in Horticulture
  • BA in Botany
Common Floral Design Course Titles
  • Registration and Orientation
  • History of Floristry Qualifications of Retail Florist Identification of Fresh Cut Flowers and Cut Foliages
  • Care and Conditioning of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliages
  • Containers Mechanicals Aid Tools and Appliances
  • Preperation of all Containers with Foam Materials
  • Learn to Make Bows and Ribbon Rose Potted Plants
  • Unpack and Condition Very Large Shipment of Flowers
  • Principle Elements of Floral Design
  • Basic Shapes of Floral Arrangments
  • Design Arrangement of Fresh Flowers

Floral Design Programs by State & City