Advanced Horticulture


Winter break is December 24 through January 4

University offices will be closed but our Application for Graduate Admission will still be open.

If you apply during the break we'll contact you with additional details in early January. You may receive automated app-related messages before then. You'll gain access to GAMES, if applicable, after your application has been processed.

Graduate Certificate Program Summary

Description

The Advanced Horticulture graduate certificate is a 12 credit hour program designed for Extension agents involved in horticulture-related programs; K-12 science teachers; golf course superintendents; municipal parks' employees; landscape maintenance practitioners; nursery, greenhouse, and garden center professionals; and serious horticultural enthusiasts, such as Master Gardeners.

The program provides students with the opportunity to explore the field of horticulture beyond the entry level and experience the breadth and diversity of the field with maximum flexibility in course selection. Courses are available in tree, floral, fruit and grape production, as well as in interior plants and business management.

Distance education opportunities

This certificate is completed online.
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Contacts

This graduate certificate is offered by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

Department Graduate Chair

Dr. Mark Lagrimini

Certificate Advisor

Dr. Ellen Paparozzi

etp1@unl.edu

Graduate Secretary

Marlene Busse

mbusse1@unl.edu

Application checklist and deadlines

Required by the Office of Graduate Studies


See also: steps to admission.

Required by the department for this certificate

After you apply, allow one business day for us to establish your access to GAMES, where you'll complete these departmental requirements:


Application deadline
Rolling admission, contact department for more information

Courses

The Advanced Horticulture certificate is a 12 credit hour program. To earn the Certificate, students must complete the requisite coursework with grades of B or higher in all classes.

Courses offered

  • HORT 824: Plant Nutrition and Nutrient Management
  • HORT 843E: Advanced Interiorscaping
  • HORT 843K: Advanced Arboriculture
  • HORT 844A: Environtmental Nursery Production Practices
  • HORT 844E: General Viticulture
  • HORT 888: Business Management of Agricultural Enterprises
  • Select only 1 course from the following:
    • HORT 842E: Floral Crops Production
    • HORT 843A: Greenhouse Crop Production
  • Select only 1 course from the following:
    • HORT 842B: Plant Physiology
    • HORT 842J: Water Issues in Lawn and Landscape

More course information

The Course Catalog in the Graduate Bulletin provides course descriptions and prerequisites, grouped by subject area.

The Schedule of Classes specifies dates, times, locations, and instructors for courses being offered in current and near-future terms.

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