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Hospitality Management - PGA Golf Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Paradise, NV, United States
The UNLV PGA Golf Management University Program is a university degree program designed to attract and educate bright, highly motivated men and women to serve all aspects of the industry and to produce PGA members. 


The hospitality management program offers concentrations in four areas: gaming management, meetings and events, restaurant management, and PGA golf management. Declaration for a concentration can be made anytime after acceptance into the hospitality management program.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the knowledge of the PGA constitution
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of the rules of golf
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of tournament operations
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of golf car fleet management
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of golf club design and repair
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of fundamental golf instruction
  • Demonstrate the knowledge in golf swing analysis and teaching effectiveness
  • Demonstrate the knowledge in business planning and operations specific to golf management
  • Identifying and applying appropriate customer relations techniques
  • Explain and apply turf grass management concepts to a golf course
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the swing concepts of teaching
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of supervising and delegating
  • Describe and apply merchandise inventory management concepts to a golf club setting
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of food and beverage control in a golf club setting


Accredited by The Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The UNLV PGA Golf Management concentration is delivered through a 121 credit hour degree program consisting of: university general education, hospitality management major, and the PGA Golf Management Concentration.

The PGA Golf Management concentration offers a comprehensive curriculum and extensive internship experiences to prepare students to work in the expanding golf industry. The PGA Golf Management concentration includes 23 credit hours within the Hospitality Management major dedicated to the PGA PGM learning objectives.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    19670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19670 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Paradise

  • 1088 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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