State of Maryland Department of Agriculture

Classes will be available for 6 months after date of purchase. Upon completion of all classes, email for your final signed certificate.


In order to renew a certificate for the upcoming license year a certified applicator must complete a minimum number of Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) each year between July 1 and June 30.

Category/Certification Type

MD Recertification Credits needed


Private, 4, 10, 11 4
2, 5, 6, 8 6
1, 3, 7, 9, 13 8

Courses that have been approved for Core credit can be used for satisfying the recertification requirements for any category of certification. Maryland does not require certified applicators to obtain a specific number of credits relating to Core material in order to renew a certificate.

“Maryland applicators may fulfill their full recertification credit requirement using approved online courses once every three years.”

Continuing Education

Each CEU is $15.00.

The following courses are approved by the Maryland Department of Agriculture.