Turfgrass Management

UCR University Extension Professional Studies

A partner university

UCR University Extension Professional StudiesUCI Division of Continuing Education is excited to partner with our sister campus to expand our offerings to you. Learners will enroll, register and pay all fees for this through the UCR University Extension Professional Studies website. Upon completion of the course/program, UC Riverside will provide a certificate of completion as well as an official course transcript.

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. 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.

Who Should Enroll

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

Program Benefits

  • 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

How to Enroll

To enroll and for more information, visit UCR University Extension Professional Studies.

Approximate Cost $4,875
Format Online
Duration 12-18 months