• Plant Health Management

    Career Pathway Certificate

    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 through evening classes and on-the-job training. This pathway certificate is a part of the Horticulture Certificate and AAS programs.

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    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.

    CAREERS

    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

    PLANT HEALTH MANAGEMENT CAREER PATHWAY CERTIFICATE

    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 and HOR-282 Horticulture/CWE 6

    Credits required for certificate 16

  • Contact our Horticulture Department

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

    Email us: lorettam@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-3292