Golf Course & Landscape Management Turfgrass Associate Degree
The industries that rely on landscape management run as far and wide as the American countryside. Golf course superintendents are just the tip ... you'll also find skilled individuals designing, developing and maintaining high school, college, public and professional athletic fields; state and national parks; wildlife preserves and zoo facilities; industrial park grounds; commercial and private landscapes; and other areas. Ever wanted an office with a view? One of the benefits of being a golf course superintendent is an office with one of the best views. Texas State Technical College prepares students with the necessary tools to obtain their career goals in the golf course industry.
As businesses, individuals and organizations worldwide gain appreciation for the value of "curb appeal," exponential growth continues for savvy, educated landscape technicians like graduates of the Golf Course & Landscape Management program at Texas State Technical College Waco.
In the Golf Course & Landscape Management program, you can learn all aspects of turfgrass maintenance and landscaping by applying theories and concepts to practical, real-world uses. The laboratory-intensive program includes extensive instruction in turfgrass, golf course, landscape design, landscape installation and plant knowledge. Within walking distance of the classroom, the GLM department has a four-hole golf course, including an organic green, bunker, three greenhouses, native plant beds and turf plots, all designed to maximize your hands-on learning experience.