Professional & Technical – Turfgrass Management Technology

Associate in Applied Science Degree, Diploma, Certificate

Program Description

The Turfgrass Management Technology curriculum is designed to provide skills necessary to perform duties related to management of golf courses, sports fields, lawn care, irrigation design, and sod production.

Course work includes turfgrass management, irrigation, ornamental horticulture, soil science, entomology, plant pathology, as well as courses in communications, computers, and the social sciences.

Graduates should qualify for employment at golf courses, local, state, and national parks, sports complexes, highway vegetation and turf maintenance companies, sod farms, and private and public gardens.  Currently, there are many jobs available with recent graduates experiencing multiple opportunities within the field.

Program Student Learning Outcomes for Horticulture and Turfgrass Management

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Carolina Golf Course Superintendent Association
Turfgrass Council of North Carolina
North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association
North Carolina Pesticide Safety Education Program
Turf Files
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Horticulture Alumni List


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