The 10-month Horticulture Certificate Program is designed for individuals who seek to become professional gardeners. After 10 months, you will be ready for employment or self-employment in the field of horticulture. The program runs from January to November so students can follow an entire growing season.
Applicants should be interested in plants and in maintaining and creating beautiful gardens. Individuals should be physically fit, enjoy hands-on work and being outdoors in all kinds of weather. Horticulture involves repetition, creativity, and the willingness to learn and adapt. Students also learn about irrigation systems, hardscaping components, and operation and maintenance of small engine equipment. The learning opportunities are endless!