Learn the theory and practice of growing various horticultural crops in a greenhouse production environment while earning your Greenhouse Certificate. You'll study general crop growth and maintenance essentials along with specific culture of poinsettias, Easter lilies, indoor tropical plants, and bedding plants. You'll prepare for employment in local retail and wholesale production greenhouses or interiorscape companies where you could:
- plan, propagate and care for plants in greenhouse settings from start to finish.
- maintain plants in indoor settings.
- market greenhouse crops of all types.
Total Cost of Greenhouse Certificate
(in-district) Total Amount: $4,787.00
Credit Hours to Complete: 28
Semesters to Complete: 2
What makes MCC's Greenhouse Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?
Small class size allows individual, hands-on attention. Your MCC instructors work in field and bring their experience into the classroom.
In addition to the Greenhouse Certificate, we offer:
- Horticulture AAS
- Floral Design Certificate
- Gardening Certificate
- Landscape Management Certificate
- Turf and Golf Course Management Certificate
What you need to know about getting your Greenhouse Certificate (CIP 01.060)
|Additional Greenhouse Certificate Costs||$1,875.00||$1,875.00||$1,875.00||$1,875.00|
What job opportunities are available to someone with a Greenhouse Certificate?
- Plant propagator in greenhouse or nursery
- Interiorscape plant care operator
- Grower for vegetable, herb, or flower production operations
|Occupation and Occupational Profile Link||SOC Code|
|Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||25-1041|
|Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers||11-9013|
|First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers||37-1012|
How will MCC's Greenhouse Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?
You'll learn by doing - through a hands-on curriculum and internships opportunities.
By the Numbers:
- Median salary $42,570
What have graduates gone on to do?
- Plant care operator for interiorscape business
- Plant propagator for local nursery
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