As of spring 2016, these certificate programs are not currently admitting new students.

The curriculum is designed for students desiring entry-level employment or to enhance their skills in the field of plant landscaping (landscape maintenance, turfgrass maintenance, nursery operations, and/or retail plant outlets). All courses are taught with a “hands-on, learn-by-doing” philosophy. Students are expected to make sound decisions about real life horticultural and environmental situations.

Program Outcomes

At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Describe common plant and insect life cycles; understand basic plant nutritional requirements and plant propagation techniques
  • Demonstrate landscape maintenance skills or turfgrass maintenance skills
  • Recommend common controls for plant pests
  • Properly manage soil for plant growth
  • Operate common landscape and turfgrass equipment

You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Are 18 years of age or older, or
  • Have earned a U.S. high school diploma, GED or equivalency

International Student requirements and information

Submit an application if you are:

  • Not currently enrolled at any of the UH system campuses
  • A first-time college student
  • A returning student (a person who previously attended but is not currently enrolled at any other UH campus)
  • A transfer student (a person who is currently or was previously enrolled at a non-UH institution)
  • Transfer Credit Search - UH System Course Transfer Database
  • An Early Admit or Running Start student (a junior or senior high school student admitted under the Early Admission or Running Start program)
Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
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