Becoming a Texas Master Florist

About the Texas Master Florist® Program

The Texas Master Florist (TMF) program is one of the most complete educational programs in the floral industry. It is divided into three segments — Design Production, Design Management and Master Florist Certification — and is designed to benefit everyone from sales to designers to shop owners. It is recommended that applicants have three to five years of floral experience. The TMF program provides a high level of professional excellence, which is recognized throughout the industry. Annual membership in the Texas State Florists' Association (TSFA) is required to obtain and maintain the TMF designation.

Am I Eligible for the Texas Master Florist Program?

It is recommended that applicants have three to five years of floral experience. After completion of the TMF Application, a TSFA Education Committee member will administer the TMF qualifying exam, which is given to ensure your goal of becoming a successful florist.

Upon completion of the TMF certification, you are eligible to enroll in a national certification prep course with the objective of testing for the American Institute of Floral Design Certified Floral Designer® (CFD). Please contact the TSFA office at 512-528-0806 for additional information on the TSFA national certification prep course.

Steps to Becoming a Texas Master Florist

  1. Complete and return the TSFA TMF application.
  2. Take and pass the TMF qualifying exam.
  3. After passing the TMF qualifying exam, you are eligible to register online for seven of the 10 qualifying courses in this certification program.
  4. Register for the three hands-on courses.
  5. Once you have successfully completed all 10 courses, both hands-on and online, you may register for Texas Master Florist final exam.

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For any additional questions about the TMF Certification Program please contact:

Texas State Florists’ Association  I  P.O. Box 859  I  Leander, TX 78646
512.528.0806  I  I

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