There are a handful of colleges and universities offering golf course management degrees or other sufficient degree programs that educate you in all of the skills you would need to run a golf course. You can earn some degrees entirely online, while others will require time on campus.
University of Wisconsin-Stout
This university offers a bachelor of science degree in golf enterprise management. All courses are taken online, including classes focusing on financial accounting, soils used on golf courses and golf course layout and design, just to name a few.
Their online bachelor's degree in golf course management will teach students about golf industry standards, customer service and all of the skills needed to manage each aspect of a golf course.
Pennsylvania State University
While not a golf course management degree per se, the bachelor's program in turfgrass science provides students with all of the necessary skills to run a golf course.
Ferris State University
The College of Business at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan offers a professional golf management degree. Courses are administered entirely on-campus with this four-year bachelor of science program.
Golf Academy of America
This higher-education establishment offers two-year associate's degrees in golf complex operations and management. Some students complete this education before moving on to a four-year program.
Augusta Technical College
This golf course management degree is offered to new applicants in the fall and spring semesters. Courses are spread across six semesters, totalling 18 months of schooling due to its quarterly semester schedule.
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