• Plant Health Management

    Career Pathway Certificate

    Program code: CC.PLANTHLTHMGMT

    The Plant Health Management program provides instruction for monitoring and identifying pests, selecting and utilizing appropriate control measures and evaluating their effectiveness. Course work is offered mainly through evening classes and on-the-job training. This pathway certificate is a part of both the Horticulture and Landscape Management AAS programs.


    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • pass the ODA Pesticide Laws & Safety exam, and a Commercial Pesticide Applicator exam,
    • recognize and evaluate key pests in the landscape and propose solutions based on IPM strategies.


    Career opportunities include working as a Plant Health Management Technician or Pest Control Specialist in nurseries, greenhouses, parks, golf courses, landscape management, or production agriculture.

    For information contact Renee Harber, Horticulture advisor, 503-594-3294 or rharber@clackamas.edu


    FALL TERM Credits

    HOR-235 Weed Identification 2

    HOR-236 Insect Identification 2

    WINTER TERM Credits

    HOR-216 Integrated Pest Management 3

    HOR-237 Disease Identification 2

    SPRING TERM Credits

    HOR-120 Pesticides Laws & Safety 1

    HOR-281 Horticulture/CWE

    or HOR-280 Horticulture/CWE & HOR-282 Horticulture/CWE 6

    Credits required for certificate 16

    Information from the 2015-2016 catalog.

  • Contact our Horticulture Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Email us: lorettam@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-3292