Turfgrass Management, Certificate | Part time online | University of California, Riverside | United States
15 months
4560 USD/year
4560 USD/year
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Learn the latest that every current and prospective manager of turfgrass facilities should know about the biology, chemistry, math, pesticides, irrigation, and soil fertility involved in everyday turfgrass management with this Professional Certificate in Turfgrass Management at the University of California, Riverside. 


Take advantage of experts who work in an area that is home to hundreds of golf courses, sports fields, cemeteries, and other turfgrass facilities. Explore the latest trends in agriculture and sustainability so you can make confident, informed decisions that will provide the best landscape, without breaking the budget or using resources inefficiently with this  Professional Certificate in Turfgrass Management at the University of California, Riverside. 

What You'll Learn

  • Efficient and environmentally sensitive management practices for turfgrass facilities
  • Scientific aspects of turfgrass management
  • Physical and biological principles of plant processes
  • How to identify different turf species
  • Technical skills related to the design, maintenance and management of irrigation systems

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Positions are available all over the world in private firms or corporations, government or nonprofit organizations. They might include:

  • Turfgrass Managers
  • Building/Grounds Supervisor
  • Pesticide Technician
  • Lawn Care Specialist
  • Golf Course Superintendent

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Turfgrass Management
  • Turfgrass Irrigation and Drainage
  • Turfgrass Species and Applications
  • Turfgrass Pests
  • Principles of Plant Growth
  • Pesticide Use on Turfgrass and Ornamental Plants


Those who want to further their career in turfgrass management, including:

  • Lawn Care Specialists
  • Golf Course Managers
  • Athletic Field Managers
  • Vegetation and Cemetery Managers
  • Pesticide Technicians

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

All applications must be received 12 days prior to the program start date.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High school education or equivalent.
  • No prior college coursework is required.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical and algebraic calculation, PC use and introductory botany is recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5700 USD for the full programme during 15 months.
  • National

    4560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5700 USD for the full programme during 15 months.


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