Advanced Horticulture

Graduate Certificate Program Summary


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.

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Department Graduate Chair
Dr. Keenan Amundsen

Certificate Advisor
Dr. Ellen Paparozzi

Distance Education Coordinator
Leah Sandall

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Application checklist and deadlines

1. Required by Graduate Studies

2. Required by the department

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (undergraduate and/or graduate)
  • Letter of intent
  • Resume or vita
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
Application deadline
Rolling admission, contact department for more information

This summary page is maintained by Graduate Studies.
For additional details check out the dept./program website: Advanced Horticulture.

Departments: Have an update for this summary? Contact Kurt Mueller.