Nursery Management

Certificate of Completion

This certificate is designed to give students basic skills in production and marketing of plants and dry goods in the wholesale and retail nursery industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate professional conduct.
  • Students will be technically proficient.
  • Students will demonstrate professional conduct in the industry.
  • Students will give a professional quality oral presentation.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Horticultural Science
Plant Propagation/Greenhouse Management
Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous
Landscaping and Nursery Management
Soil Science and Management
Irrigation - Drip and Low Volume

Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
VOC AGR01 Horticultural Science 0
VOC AGR50 Soil Science and Management 0
VOC AGR64 Irrigation - Drip and Low Volume 0
Spring Term
VOC AGR02 Plant Propagation/Greenhouse Management 0
VOC AGR29 Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous 0
VOC AGR32 Landscaping and Nursery Management 0
 Total Units0
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