Advanced Horticulture, Cert
This program provides students with the opportunity to explore the field of horticulture beyond an entry-level perspective and experience the breadth and diversity of the field with maximum flexibility in course selection.
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. Courses are available in tree, floral, fruit and grape production, as well as in interior plants and business management.
All coursework for this certificate is completed online through Great Plains IDEA consortium.Courses
Find courses at: https://catalog.unl.edu/graduate-professional/programs/grad-cert/#AHRT.
Applying for Admission
Standard requirements for all graduate programs
- Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
- Transcripts (unofficial): Uploaded as part of application form.
If International: Uploads must include all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certiﬁcates, diplomas, and degrees plus certiﬁed English translations.
After admission: Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certiﬁed records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certiﬁed copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.
- If applicant’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency
When sending TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed.
- If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
- Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.
Additional requirements specific to this program
- Personal Statement: In 1-2 pages, your statement should address the following: 1) your professional goals and career aspirations and specifically what you plan to do with your degree; 2) background experiences, events, and/or education that have influenced your professional goals; 3) how enrolling in this program in this department at Nebraska will assist you in meeting your professional goals.
- Additional Information: Enter a description of any original creative tasks or output related to your discipline.
- Three letters of recommendation
- Academics: GPA of 3.0 or higher (undergraduate and/or graduate)
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