FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate

What is the FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate Program?

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This non-credit survey course of horticulture provides students with core horticultural information appropriate for employees and owners of landscape nurseries, landscape maintenance businesses, botanical gardens, farms, parks and golf courses. All major aspects of horticultural concepts will be covered both in theory and in hands-on, practical applications. Students enrolled in the course will explore the fundamentals of horticulture; botanical identification, classification and nomenclature; selecting appropriate plants for horticulture and landscape; plant propagation techniques; and managing horticulture business. While a training course is not required to sit for the FNGLA exam, this course will help you expand your horticulture knowledge and increase your certification success rate. To earn FNGLA Certified Horticulture Professional designation means you have taken the next step of professionalism by demonstrating your horticultural knowledge. It shows that you “Know What Grows!”


Classes will take place on Saturdays from September 9th - November 11th, 2017.


9 a.m. — 12 p.m.

A 30-45-minute classroom lecture will be followed by hands-on training activities.


The FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate Program will take place at 22200 SW 152nd Avenue, Agroecology Building, Miami, FL 33170. The facility is adjacent to a 40-acres organic farm.


$500.00 per participant*

This includes the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscapers Association (FNGLA) training manual.

*All fees are subject to change


To register for the FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate Program taught by expert faculty, visit:

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For more information on the program or registration, contact K. Jayachandran at or Stephanie Soler at

Registration deadline: September 2