College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Golf Course Management

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Program Description:

Golf course superintendents/managers combine business and communication skills with science. You become part scientist, part executive, part environmentalist, and part golfer. Your expertise will provide outstanding playing surfaces for professional and recreational golfers. Your learning experience will include such disciplines as soil and plant science, integrated pest management practices, computer-guided irrigation systems and state-of-the-art maintenance equipment.

There are over 16,000 golf courses in the United States, and approximately 180 in Maryland. Each course requires educated and experienced managers or golf course superintendents. Apply today!

IAA Students Receive:

• In-depth courses about turfgrasses, soils, fertilizers, pest management, etc.
• Management education directed toward golf course careers.
• Hands-on learning inside and outside the classroom.
• Networking with industry professionals.
• An affordable education supported with scholarships and financial aid.
• An academic community with rich resources.

Curriculum Guide for Golf Course Management:

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