Institute of Floristry

Since 1989, the Institute of Floristry has offered basic, advanced, and specialized floristry training in traditional, contemporary, and European design to students from all over the world.  Our main objective is to provide high quality education that supports each student’s professional and personal goals within the confines of students’ busy schedules. We offer day and evening courses for your convenience.

All students must begin with the 40 hour Floristry 1 Basic Design course.  To register for this class you need the desire to learn about the artistic and aesthetic beauty and value of flowers.  You must also be at least 16 years of age. Upon completion of this prerequisite course, students have the opportunity to continue training in the following areas:

  • Floristry 2 Advanced Design
  • Floristry 3 International Design Trend
  • Floristry 4  Masters Class
  • Ceremony Decorations
  • Wedding Celebration Design
  • Bridal Bouquets
  • Corsages & Boutonnieres
  • Today’s Tribute Designs
  • Hands-on-Wednesdays
  • Business Basics for the Floral Industry
  • Permanent Botanicals
  • Potter’s Bench Profits
  • Holiday Fresh Design

Koehler & Dramm’s Institute of Floristry is licensed as a private career school by the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office.  Our facilities, curriculum and teaching methods are reviewed annually.  Its Board of Directors consists of the following individuals:  Lee Spence, Eugene Brunk, and Ardith Beveridge, AAF, AIFD, PFCI, CAFA, MSF (click here for her credentials)

Classes are 80% hands-on training.  Complete 300 hours of instruction to earn a Diploma of Floral Arts & Sciences.  Take a look at the full 2014 Institute of Floristry catalog. Extend your professional knowledge by taking a class! Class sizes are limited, so register early.  Click here to register online. Make education part of your 2014 goals and register now!

For information regarding the Tony Sciortino Scholarship, click here.

For more information call 612-362-3133 or 1-800-298-0495 extension 133.
Office hours are Monday-Friday         8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Our future florists may enjoy this coloring book filled with flowers of all kinds. Simply click here and print off as many sheets as you’d like.