Program Spotlight: Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management

Posted on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Turfgrass Student

A part of the internationally renowned Ontario Agricultural College, our Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management uses a combination of theoretical and practical learning that builds expert industry knowledge and skills.

The two-year program is specifically designed to prepare you for success in the Turfgrass industry with constant opportunities to apply knowledge in real situations. You will also build your understanding of Turfgrass Management with a work placement that provides invaluable industry experience.

Our program offers a rare experience by having you study at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute, a world-renowned research facility which is the first of its kind in Canada.

Look forward to exciting career opportunities

Turfgrass Management is a dynamic and growing industry. You can look forward to global Turfgrass Management career opportunities like:

  • Sports Field Manager
  • Golf Course Superintendent
  • Lawn Care Specialist
  • Sod Production

Guelph Turfgrass Institute

Study on the U of G campus

You will study Turfgrass Management on the gorgeous main University of Guelph campus. You will be able to embrace the full university experience by participating in our clubs and culture, eating our award-winning food and soaking in the true beauty that makes our University so unique.

Your First Year

  • The Turf Industry
  • Turf Management I
  • Turf Environmental Management
  • Turf Soil Principles
  • Turf Irrigation and Drainage
  • Landscape Design
  • Landscape Plants
  • Arboriculture
  • Plant Biology
  • Turf Communication Skills
  • Turf Equipment
  • Computer and Math for Turf

Visit the program page on our website to view sample first year courses.

If you are interested in this program, visit our website for more information and don’t forget to fill out our Background Information Form.

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