Certificate in Turfgrass Management, Basic
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Turfgrass Management, Basic program was created for golf course and sports field personnel who want to take their careers to the next level by learning about the systems and methods for managing turf, pests, and production.  The curriculum teaches students about turfgrass cultural systems and edaphology, as well as skills in turfgrass care, maintenance, production, sales and service.  Graduates have the tools needed to expand their career opportunities in such areas as golf course maintenance, professional lawn care, grounds maintenance, sod production, sales and service, athletic field maintenance, or research support.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education