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2016-2017 Course Catalog 
2016-2017 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Greenhouse Production

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The Greenhouse Production certificate will allow students to earn recognition for work completed in the area of greenhouse production. This certificate will provide students with the opportunity to develop specific skills related to horticulture chemicals, botany and greenhouse production techniques.

For more information about the Greenhouse Production certificate, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/ag.

Location: Ankeny

Students start any semester.

Program Entry Requirements

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.

Graduation Requirements

To earn a Greenhouse Production certificate,  a student must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.


Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate -18

These credits are applicable to the AAS degree in Horticulture  .

Fixed Costs

Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$147.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs

Costs Semester 1 (Spring) Semester 2 (Fall)
Books (approx) 500 200
Field trips, prof org fee 100  

Costs can be reduced by renting textbooks or buying e-texts.

Approximate total for certificate: $3,446*

* Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?

  • Greenhouse plant production, maintenance and planning.
  • Sales of plants grown in greenhouses.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?

  • Ability to work with a variable schedule.
  • Evaluate and respond to the growth requirements of plants.
  • Perform physical tasks required in greenhouse production.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in employment, hiring practices or the provision of services, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and genetic information. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law. Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. For information about the ADA, the Section 504/ADA Coordinator may be contacted at 515-964-6857.  For Title IX questions and concerns contact 515-964-6850. (2016)

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