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The certificate in horticulture introduces students to the various fields associated with horticultural science, including plant identification, growth, health, and reproduction. Students who pursue the minor or certificate in horticulture are required to submit an application to the DAAP Student Affairs Office, 5470 Aronoff.

Upon completion of the certificate in horticulture, students will be able to

•  Perform the fundamental practice and methods of horticultural science.

•  Demonstrate basic knowledge of the roles of soil and nutrition in plant health.

•  Demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills to identify favorable conditions for native and cultivated plants.

Degree: Undergraduate Certificate

Duration: 2.0 Years

Location: Uptown Campus West

Contact Information:

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
DAAP Student Affairs
DAAP Admissions
PO Box 210016
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0016
(513) 556-1376

Admission Requirements

Freshman applicants, please visit the Admission Requirements page for more information.

Freshmen applying to this program should also have completed the following college-preparatory subjects:

  • 4 units of English
  • 4 units of math
  • 3 units of science
  • 5 units of electives*

*Elective units must include one or any combination of foreign language, fine arts, business, career-technical education, family and consumer sciences, technology, agricultural education or additional core courses not otherwise required.

Application Deadlines

Students should turn in the application to the DAAP Student Affairs Office, 5470 Aronoff.


Major Map Versions:
Horticulture Certificate 2019


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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