Golf and Sports Turf Management
Golf and Sports Turf Management is a focus of the Plant Science: Environmental Horticulture degree program that combines the study of grasses, soils, water, and pests affecting turf with the study of business and management.
Students select courses from the departments of Environmental Horticulture, Soil and Water Science, Entomology, and Plant Pathology. Graduates of this program receive salaries that are among the highest within the horticultural industry.
This degree provides an outstanding opportunity for sports-minded students searching for a career that fits their interest. Golf and Sports Turf Management makes up a multi-billion dollar industry through the combination of golf courses, athletic fields, schools, public parks, and commercial landscapes.
- Golf Course Superintendent
- Athletic Field Manager
- Commercial Landscape Manager
- Turf Specialist for Parks/Recreation
- Sod Producer
- Sales Representative
- Environmental Consultant