The Turfgrass Management Technology Diploma is designed to equip students with a specialized skill set for immediate employment or to upgrade skills for job advancement in the Turfgrass industry. It can be completed by a part-time student taking day and/or evening courses in less than two years. All of this diploma’s courses can be applied toward the diploma or the AAS degree. In order to earn the Turfgrass Management Technology Diploma, a student must complete at least 37 credit hours in a prescribed course of study.
Upon successful completion of the Turfgrass Management Technology diploma, the graduate should be able to:
Practice successful employability skills in the workplace;
Establish turfgrass areas
Maintain turfgrass areas
Evaluate weather conditions for proper selection and maintenance of outdoor plants
Manage human resources and financial resources
Implement solutions to turfgrass problems
Create electronic landscape design solutions using ProLandscape computer software.