Greenhouse Management (Microcredential)

The Greenhouse Management Microcredential prepares students to enter areas of the agricultural industry that rely on plant production in a controlled environment.

The microcredential focuses on critical knowledge for the greenhouse biologist, including but not limited to: plant structure and genetics, growth and development, plant nutrition, and other environmental conditions that impact plant productivity.


  • General Biology I
  • Concepts in Chemistry
  • Botany
  • The Greenhouse Environment

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Greenhouse Management microcredential, students will be able to:

  • Discuss plant morphology and anatomy as they pertain to plant growth and plant lifecycles.
  • Explain the physical requirements of the greenhouse that are necessary for efficient plant growth.
  • Manipulate the physical conditions within the greenhouse to achieve a desirable impact on plant growth.
  • Diagnose and correct plant problems caused by nutritional and/or environmental stress.
  • Plan and schedule crops to meet critical target dates for harvesting.

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