Graduate Certificate in Ornamentals, Landscape & Turf (Great Plains IDEA)
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Program Details

The Certificate in Ornamentals, Landscape & Turf program concentrates on the best management practices used in the green industry for home landscapes, business parks, golf courses, municipal parks, and similar areas. The curriculum covers:

  • Irrigation
  • Plant nutrition and plant response to environmental conditions
  • Plant identification and selection

This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.

Participating schools include:

  • Kansas State University 
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Additional Materials May Be Requested