ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE TECHNICIAN
Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Description: The Environmental Horticulture Technician Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students to engage in the propagation, growing and marketing of plants for use in the home, business or the landscape greenhouse and nursery operations. The program provides a solid foundation of plant knowledge and nursery, garden center skills to equip students to work effectively in nurseries, retail garden centers, and entrepreneurial enterprises. The program emphasizes hands-on learning and most courses incorporate lab activities that apply knowledge and skills in realistic settings.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will operate landscape equipment following general safety precautions.
• Students will create a landscape plan using landscape design software.
• Students will interpret information on the pesticide label.
Program Offered at the Following Sites: Tifton, Select High Schools
Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters
Cost of Program: Click Here.
Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
Program Final Exit Point: Environmental Horticulture Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.
Credits Required for Graduation: 18 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.