Where to Get a Degree in Golf Course Management

By Matthew Fortuna

Golf course management is a degree that can be attained at a number of accredited universities around the country. This undergraduate degree teaches students how to design, construct and manage a golf course. With thousands of golf courses around the country and the world, management opportunities are plentiful. The intricacies of golf course care, development and marketing can be learned at these institutions. The following is a partial list of schools that offer a degree in golf course management. 

Ferris State University

Ferris State University, located in Big Rapids, Michigan, offer an on-campus, four-year degree in golf course management through its College of Business.

Augusta Technical College

The Augusta Technical College in Augusta, Georgia, near the famed Masters Tournament course, offers golf management degrees in 18 months and over six quarterly semesters.

Virginia College

Virgina College, which has 13 campuses in seven states, offer students the opportunity to earn an online bachelor's degree in golf course management.

University of Wisconsin-Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers an online bachelor of science degree in golf enterprise management. This degree covers layout, design, turf building and financial accounting.

University of Idaho

The University of Idaho offers a bachelor of science in marketing in affiliation with a PGA golf management degree. The degree is a five-year program in the College of Business and Economics.

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About The Author

Matthew Fortuna is a full-time freelance writer with a journalism degree from Wayne State University, living in the Detroit metropolitan area. He has written about a wide range of topics across varying publications, including Demand Studios, wiseGEEK.com and Suite101.com, among others. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Wayne State University.


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