Sports Turf Management
TC = Technical Certificate | 1 year

Sports Turf Management TC = Technical Certificate | 1 year

This program prepares graduates for a career in the turf management industry in sports, municipal or residential settings. Studies include the science of managing turf grass, including horticulture, pest control, proper irrigation techniques and weed management; the business of managing turf grass, including inventory control, and communication; and basic maintenance of turf grass equipment. Students will complete an internship and/or work at a turf facility as part of the program.

The turf management degree can lead to careers as golf course superintendents, athletic field managers, parks managers, grounds managers, professional tree trimmers or industry sales. Harrison is located close to many golf courses, resorts and baseball stadiums in Arkansas and southern Missouri.

Offered On Campus
Not Offered Online

Transfer or Stackable Options

The program is designed to lead the student directly to employment in a turf management-related career.

Internships & Apprenticeships

North Arkansas College offers internships to students based on their major or course of study. These internships are designed to be learning experiences for our students as well as opportunities for our local industries and businesses to gain future employees through the academic work-based learning process. Internships typically last for one semester while students are placed in work-based learning positions while still attending classes at Northark or online.
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