Graduate Certificate in Ornamentals, Landscape & Turf (Great Plains IDEA)
Texas Tech University

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

Requirements

Students will need to choose and apply at a single home university. Requirements may vary, but typically include:

  • Application form specific to the university
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of goals

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges