Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Garden Center Technician Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for challenging careers in the expanding field of landscaping and garden centers. Students will also develop contemporary business concepts as they apply to landscape and garden centers.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• 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: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is not necessary for application or admission, but must be received prior to the awarding of this certificate. 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: Garden Center Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 12 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.


Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (12 hours)
HORT 1010 Woody Ornamental Plan Identification 3
HORT 1020 Herbaceous Plant Identification 3
HORT 1080 Pest Management 3
HORT 1140 Horticulture Business Management 3