Environmental Horticulture Management


The Environmental Horticulture Management certificate is offered via distance learning technologies. The certificate enables the working professional or adult learner who is place-bound and cannot attend classes in Gainesville to gain a background in the sustainable ornamental horticulture practices used in the greenhouse, nursery, or landscape industries. The program emphasizes the conservation of resources through proper plant management.

About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

The Environmental Horticulture Department is a team of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to improving fruit and vegetable production for the benefit of farmers and consumers. Florida’s climatic diversity and the facilities at UF provide opportunities for cutting-edge research in plant breeding & genetics, plant and environmental physiology, fruit & vegetable production, postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and other disciplines.


Email | 352.392.1831

P.O. Box 110670
2550 Hull Road, Rm. 1549


Related Programs 

Students must have a high-school diploma or the equivalent and they must have completed all course prerequisites before enrolling in any course. Applicants also must have a basic understanding and/or coursework in biology, botany, chemistry or zoology, or permission of the department.

Required Courses

Select 15 credits: 115
Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration
Residential Landscape Design
Turfgrass Culture
Introductory Nursery Management
Environmental Plant Identification and Use
Florida Native Landscaping
Ornamental Landscape Management
Nutritional Management of Nursery Crops
Annual and Perennial Gardening
Landscape Plant Establishment
Total Credits15

Chosen by the student and advisor.