12 months
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1007 USD/credit 30210 USD/year
1007 USD/credit 30210 USD/year
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About

Refine the turfgrass technology, business, and project management skills you need to move your turf career forward. This Turfgrass Management program at Pennsylvania State University allows you to focus your electives on turfgrass science or business while learning how to manage the day-to-day challenges of running a turfgrass facility.

Overview

Learn business concepts, personnel management theories, and how to manage the day-to-day challenges of running a turfgrass facility through the new Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Turfgrass Management at Pennsylvania State University. With this program, you can focus on turfgrass science electives or business-related courses and improve your current skills to advance your career in the turfgrass industry.

Careers

The MPS in Turfgrass Management was created for golf course and sports field professionals who want to extend their career into facility management and operations. If you are interested in product development and regional sales for fertilizer and pesticide companies, this graduate degree can provide you with a solid foundation for a successful career. With the master’s degree, you can work in a variety of positions, including:

  • facility general manager
  • technical or sales representative
  • turf research and development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Turfgrass Cultural Systems
  • Turfgrass Edaphology
  • Turfgrass Nutrition
  • Project Management
  • Leadership in Work Settings
  • Planning and Resource Management
  • Social Influence and Small Groups
  • Turfgrass Physiology
  • Turfgrass Health Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • Students who do not have a GPA of 3.0 will be considered on a case-by-case basis depending on the quality of their overall application. 
  • English Proficiency
  • References
  • 1- to 2-page letter of professional introduction in which you describe your professional experiences and education, delineate your career goals, and discuss how the MPS-TM program will enable you to meet your objectives

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1007 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1007 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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