The management of turfgrasses is a highly specialized profession with numerous career opportunities for those who earn degrees in turfgrass management. Traditionally, the number of opportunities available to Golf & Turf Management students has exceeded the number of graduates. This trend is expected to continue in the future.
Turf and Golf Course Management Program graduates are commonly employed as:
Kristie Walker, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Golf & Turf Management program at the University of Minnesota, Crookston, discusses the major and what sets UMC's program apart. She points out the applied nature of the program and how it benefits students. One of her main areas of research is in turfgrass for athletics fields.
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