This academic graduate certificate offers a selection of courses that focus on the turf and landscape aspect of horticulture. Core courses lend a solid science background in order for the student to gain a greater understanding of how to manage turf and ornamental areas. This basic knowledge is then interwoven with situation-oriented disease, weed and insect classes to help the practitioner advance his/her management knowledge.
Students who complete this certificate may also wish to pursue a Master of Science degree. Courses offered in this certificate come from UNL as well as universities around the country as part of a consortium called AG*IDEA.
This certificate is designed for:
Horticulturists employed in Extension programs
Golf course superintendents
City parks and recreation employees
Landscape maintenance practitioners
Those working in nursery/landscape-oriented garden centers
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional accrediting agencies. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been continuously accredited since 1913.
International Student Requirements:
If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information
If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency, TOEFL: Paper-550 Internet-79