About the Greenhouse Certificate

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: $3,728.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 28

Weeks to Complete: 32

Horticulture Degree and Certificate Requirements

Greenhouse Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

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:

What you need to know about getting your Greenhouse Certificate (CIP 01.0604 )

Total Greenhouse Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $3,080.00 $10,840.00 $13,158.00 $13,158.00
Additional Greenhouse Certificate Costs $648.00 $648.00 $648.00 $648.00
Program Total $3,728.00 $11,488.00 $13,806.00 $13,806.00


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
Occupations that Greenhouse Certificate prepares you for
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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