College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Sports Turf Management

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Program Description:

Sports turf management blends business skills, art, and agronomic sciences to provide playable, safe, and aesthetically attractive turf playing fields. Turfgrasses are used in a variety of sporting venues throughout Maryland and the United States because they can be mowed at different heights, withstand traffic, and create a resilient surface.

Sports organizations and institutions are demanding a growing number of qualified individuals with agronomic expertise to manage all types of athletic fields. Apply today!


IAA Students Receive:

• In-depth courses about turfgrasses, soils, field safety and playability, etc.
• Management education directed toward sports turf management 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.


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