Greenhouse Production Certificate, Credit Certificate

This Certificate option is for individuals interested in obtaining an entry-level position as a grower's assistant with a greenhouse firm. Greenhouse production and management are emphasized along with care, maintenance, and identification of plants most commonly grown in a greenhouse environment.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. develop management strategies for the production of nursery and greenhouse crops;
  2. perform identification, care, and maintenance for commonly grown crops in the nursery and greenhouse environment; and
  3. qualify for an entry-level position as a grower's assistant.

Gainful Employment

http://www.ccbcmd.edu/migrate/gainfulemployment/greenhouse production.html

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 30*

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education Courses.

Greenhouse Productions Semester Sequence  

Semester 1*

Semester 2

Short Session

Semester 3

Important Information

Short Description

This Certificate option is for individuals interested in obtaining an entry-level position as a grower's assistant with a greenhouse firm. Greenhouse production and management are emphasized along with care, maintenance, and identification of plants most commonly grown in a greenhouse environment.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

785

Contacts and Additional Information

Program Coordinator:

CCBC Dundalk, Bradley W. Thompson
443-840-3754 or bthompson3@ccbcmd.edu

David O'Neill
443-840-2663 or doneill@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Statewide Program
  • Classes offered only at the Dundalk campus
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Sustainable Horticulture, see Departmental Exam. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements - While there are no program-specific agreements, see other types of agreements such as guaranteed admission, block transfer, and discounts.

Courses Needed for This Program*

Note

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.