48 months
27113 USD/year
13156 USD/year
5498 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Washington State University's Turfgrass Management major, part of the integrated plant sciences degree program, prepares students who wish to specialize in golf course supervision, grounds maintenance, sod production, and similar recreation positions involving turfgrass management techniques and personnel relations.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Strengths of the Turfgrass Management major at Washington State University

  • Since 2006, all turfgrass management majors have found turf-related positions following graduation.
  • WSU provides the only 4-year turfgrass degree program in Washington State, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. The turfgrass management major has been offered since 1955 and is one of the longest-running programs of its kind in the western USA.
  • The program is an excellent blend of science based courses and applied courses.
  • Graduates of the program form a strong alumni network (WSU Friends of Turfgrass Management) that helps WSU graduates find both summer internships and permanent employment. 


Turfgrass management career opportunities include golf course management, sports field and recreational facilities management, lawn care, sod production, grounds maintenance, and technical sales.

Graduates also qualify for careers in agribusiness, corporate and technical farm management, professional consulting, research, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pesticides & Environment
  • Agricultural Entomology or Entom 
  • General Entomology
  • Crop Environment Interactions
  • General Plant Pathology
  • Soil Fertility
  • Turfgrass Management
  • Turfgrass Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National: The fall semester admission priority application date for first-year students is January 31. You can still apply after this date on a space-available basis
  • International: WSU accepts international undergraduate applications at any time of year and operates on a rolling admission basis.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for admission to Washington State University as a freshman, a student needs to complete at least 12 years of school, culminating in an appropriate secondary certificate or external examination. (We may consider the first year or two of university in some countries to be secondary level.)
  • Schooling should include preparation in humanities, mathematics, basic sciences, and social sciences.
  • WSU requires a minimum grade point average of 2.70 (on a 4.00 scale) for admission as an international freshman.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27113 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27113 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    13156 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13156 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5498 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Pullman

904 - 1507 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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