Turfgrass

apply-on-campusCome join the Green Industry! Most of our students enjoy the outdoors and what better way to make a career than to work in the outdoors? The Turfgrass Management Technology program is designed to equip you with the skills necessary to perform duties related to management of golf courses, sports fields, lawn care, irrigation design, and sod production. You will study turfgrass management, irrigation design, horticulture, weed and plant identification, computers, and social sciences. After graduation you will qualify for employment at golf courses; local, state, and national parks; sports complexes; transportation departments; and private and commercial landscape companies. Salary range for an entry-level position is $26,000 to $36,000.

Credentials available: Associate of Applied Science Degree, and Certificate in Turfgrass Management Technology.

Average Class Size: 12 – 18

Things to Consider: Excellent local employment opportunities. Cooperative education is required so that students not only gain work experience and connect with industry leaders for future career opportunities but also “earn while they learn.” Co-op opportunities have well exceeded student numbers.

Degree Program
Turfgrass Management Technology (A15420)

Certificate Program
Turfgrass Management Technology (C15420)

Gainful Employment Report
Turfgrass Management

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Location

Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 735-5151 - Admin