Floriculture and Nursery Production Management (Certificate)

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Floriculture and Nursery Production Management, Cert

Online 12 cr

The Floriculture and Nursery Production Management graduate certificate is a 12 credit hour program designed for nursery, greenhouse and garden center professionals; extension agents involved in horticulture-related programs; and K-12 science teachers.

Description

The program offers a selection of courses focusing on floral and nursery crop production, including business management. Core courses provide a solid science background, enabling the student to gain a greater understanding of how ornamental and floral plants grow. This basic knowledge is then interwoven with practical cultural and production methods.

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/#FNPM.

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 is required.

    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

  • Academics:  GPA of 3.0 or higher (undergraduate and/or graduate)
  • Resume/CV
  • 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

Admission Application Deadlines

Not accepting applications at this time.

Graduate Chair

David Hyten Jr

Certificate Advisor

Leah Sandall

Support Staff

Lisa Hilfiker

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