Take your love of plants and turn it into a career. The Horticulture Certificate provides students with the foundational science behind maintaining plants and their environment.

This program is perfect for...

  • Individuals with a passion for plants and the environment
  • Current industry professionals looking for career advancement
  • Those looking to transition into the green industry
  • Individuals seeking expert knowledge and skills in horticulture

What you can learn.

  • Get an introduction to fundamental plant and soil science
  • Learn plant identification, pest management, and diagnosis
  • Explore current irrigation design, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Get an holistic approach to landscape management and assessment

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.


feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program


switched careers after completing a certificate program


recommend a certificate program to others


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

BIOLGY X 424.41
Typically Offered: Winter
BIOLGY X 493.2
Typically Offered: Winter
BIOLGY X 496.2
Typically Offered: Spring
BIOLGY X 498.2
Typically Offered: Fall
Typically Offered: Summer
BIOLGY X 499.97
Typically Offered: Spring
Defined Electives
Students must complete 4 elective units.
BIOLGY X 489.6
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
BIOLGY X 492.67
Typically Offered: Winter
BIOLGY X 492.68
Typically Offered: Spring
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
BIOLGY X 497.19
Typically Offered: Winter
BIOLGY X 497.30
Typically Offered: Summer
BIOLGY X 497.5
Typically Offered: Summer
BIOLGY X 498.10
Typically Offered: Summer
BIOLGY X 499.22
Typically Offered: Spring
Typically Offered: Fall
ARCH X 472
Typically Offered: Fall, Summer
ARCH X 494.65
Typically Offered: Winter
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Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

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