Frequently Asked Questions
Is there an application process?
At this time there is no application process, simply enroll as a candidate student in the Horticulture & Gardening Certificate (CF020). The candidacy fee is $200 and is required for graduation from the Horticulture & Gardening Certificate. It is recommended that students become candidates when they begin taking classes in the program, although they may establish candidacy at any time. To begin the program, simply enroll in one or more courses. The program office recommends starting with Biology X 494 Introduction to Horticulture or Biology X 496.2 General Botany for Gardeners.
You do not have to be a candidate student in the program to take any of the program courses .
How do I know which courses to take?
Can I take courses toward my certificate on a pass/not pass status?
How long does it take to complete the certificate?
How many courses should I take each quarter?
What time and day are classes offered?
Where are classes located?
Does the program offer job opportunities?
Does the program offer internships?
How much does the program cost?
See Horticulture and Gardening Certificate Program on the UCLA Extension website for candidacy fee, estimated tuition, and program materials costs.
Program is designed so students pay for classes each quarter as they enroll.
Note: The total program cost is based on regular registration prices and in-class course prices.
Is financial aid available?
Federal financial aid is not available for the Certificate program, but there are number of alternatives. For information on other educational funding opportunities, call the UCLA Extension Financial Aid Office at (310) 825-4246.