With a degree in Golf & Turf Management from the University of Minnesota, Crookston you are ready to work in the green industry. Career opportunities include golf course superintendent, sports turf manager, professional lawn care manager, sod producer, grounds maintenance, sales, governmental or private sector turfgrass consultant. The State of Minnesota has over 500 golf courses, which provides students with internship opportunities and jobs. Seize the opportunity to learn hands on at the U of M, Crookston.
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With the use of new technologies and the impact of tufgrass management on the environment our curriculum stresses these important factors with our interdisciplinary science approach. Our program also integrates new product and research information in an applied curriculum.
If you are interested in Golf and Turf Management, check out these other majors and minors offered by the University of Minnesota, Crookston that are similar or could serve as a double major.
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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