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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 Horticultural Sciences 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.


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Students of sophomore standing or higher may enroll in this certificate, or with department permission.

Required Courses

PLS 3080Introduction to Horticultural Therapy3
PLS 4081Techniques in Horticultural Therapy3
PLS 4082Program Management in Horticultural Therapy3
PLS 4941Practical Work Experience (OR PLS 4905 Independent Study of Plant Science )3
Total Credits12