Turfgrass Management

8446-Turfgrass

Professional Careers Division

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Students pursuing an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Turfgrass Technology will gain skills necessary to work in a variety of turfgrass environments. Students learn skills in irrigation, landscape maintenance and sod production. Graduates qualify for employment at: golf courses, local, state, and national parks, sports complexes, highway vegetation departments, turf maintenance companies and public or private gardens.
 
Course work includes: turfgrass management, irrigation, ornamental horticulture, soil science, entomology and plant pathology, as well as courses in communications, computers and the social sciences. Students may also pursue a diploma or choose from certificates in Turfgrass Management or Turfgrass Equipment Management.