Ornamentals, Landscape, and Turf

Graduate Certificate Program Summary


The Ornamentals, Landscape, and Turf graduate certificate is a 12 credit hour program designed for Extension horticulturists; golf course superintendents; municipal parks' employees; landscape maintenance professionals; and individuals working in nursery/landscape-oriented garden centers. The program offers a selection of courses focusing on the turf and landscape aspects of horticulture. Core courses provide a solid science background, enabling students to better understand how to manage turf and ornamental areas. This basic knowledge is then interwoven with situation-specific disease, weed, and insect classes to help practitioners advance their management knowledge.

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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: Ornamentals, Landscape, and Turf.

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