UCLA Extension

Horticulture Certificate

Certificate is available starting spring 2018

Students Can Begin the Program any quarter

Designed for aspiring horticulturists and for professionals currently working in the landscape industry, the Horticulture Certificate provides the science-based curriculum sought by current industry employers. The certificate is a comprehensive approach to horticulture, teaching you the tools of proper plant care, how to think strategically and holistically in the environment, and how to be successful and competitive within the industry.

The certificate program can be completed in as little as one year.

Core Courses

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
General Botany for Gardeners (4 units)
Irrigation and Water Management (4 units)
Plant Materials for Landscape Use (4 units) Horticultural Pest Management (4 units)

 

Soils and Plant Nutrition (4 units)
Plant Taxonomy and ID (2 units)

Electives

Four elective units or a program approved internship (4 units) must be inserted into the curriculum before certificate is awarded.

Certificate Costs

Candidacy/Application Fee:                 $200
Estimated Cost of Courses:                  $4,195
Estimated Textbook and Materials:    $600
Total Costs                                               $4,995

Horticulture Certificate Courses and Tuition Information

For more information visit the Horticulture certificate page on the UCLA Extension website.

Program Office: 310-825-9414

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