Turn your passion into a career or business.

PHC is the first distance horticulture program that is designed specifically for the prairie provinces.
Whether you are looking to work at a greenhouse or you want to start your own business, this program provides all the essential tools to get you started in the horticultural industry.

Quick Facts


2-year certificate; part-time program
Individual courses can be taken for personal interest




9 courses required for completion

Course Fees

$485.00 - $640.00 per course

Textbooks and materials

$475.00 approx. total for 9 courses

Application Fee



High School Diploma or its equivalent

Choose your stream of study:

Courses from the streams can be taken toward your certificate or as stand-alone options for personal interest and professional upgrading. Courses are offered online and/or as print-based home study options.

The Prairie Horticulture Certificate is collaboratively offered through a consortium of three Western Canadian educational institutions:

Once you apply or enrol in your home institution, you can take classes from all consortium members.

Assiniboine Community College Old College University of Saskatchewan