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Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Greenhouse and Nursery Management Certificate

This certificate is currently known as "Nursery, Greenhouse and Garden Center Management". It has been requested to be retitled to "Greenhouse & Nursery Management". This award will undergo review by the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and  the U.S. Department of Education (ED) for the title change requested. Upon final ED approval, this statement will be removed and a note placed in our Catalog Addendum noting the date of the approved title change.

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two semester) Certificate in Greenhouse and Nursery Management and enter the workforce. Students explore all management aspects of the greenhouse and nursery industry. In this program students learn the skills necessary to begin a career including plant identification, propagation, cloning and health. Business concepts such as greenhouse operations and management are also covered.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ELECTIVE HLT 222/223/224/226


ELECTIVE HLT 222/223/224/226




Total Credit Hours:8

Semester Note:  HLT 202 and HLT 260 are offered in fall at the Westminster Campus.

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ELECTIVE HLT 221/222/224




HLT 160Greenhouse Management


Total Credit Hours:9

Semester Note: HLT 160 is offered in the spring semester at the Larimer and Westminster campuses.

Total Credit Hours: 17