University of Nebraska - Lincoln

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Ornamentals, Landscape and Turf, Certificate



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ornamentals, Landscape and Turf, Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

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

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 12

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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