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Turfgrass Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #75 (BCR) Online
Turfgrass Science from Penn State World Campus helps students expand their expertise in turfgrass science and business management and maximize their career potential.
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Overview

The online bachelor’s degree in Turfgrass Science from Penn State World Campus is also designed to sharpen your skills in such areas as business management, communications, and basic and applied sciences.

If you have an interest in the turf industry, the bachelor's degree in turfgrass science can give you the skills and advantage you need to move ahead. Taken independently or as a follow-up to the advanced certificate or the associate degree, this program provides an integrated curriculum that can help you prepare for any career related to turfgrass management.

Careers

The Bachelor of Science in Turfgrass Science was created for golf course and sports field professionals who want to take their careers to the next level. Those with a degree in turf management can work in a variety of positions, including:

  • golf course superintendent
  • athletic field manager
  • grounds manager or foreman
  • industry sales

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agribusiness Problem Solving
  • Turfgrass Insect Pest Management
  • Turfgrass Cultural Systems
  • Turfgrass Disease Management
  • Turf and Ornamental Weed Control
  • Golf Course Irrigation and Drainage
  • Turfgrass Pesticides
  • The Turfgrass

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • To apply for this program, you must be a high school graduate, or have completed your GED. 
  • High school transcripts or GED transcript
  • Official college or university transcripts, if you attended another institution, and/or official military transcripts (if applicable).
  • Transcripts not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • Submit official documents by mail

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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