The Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management School
Two-Year Certificate Program & Three-Week Course to Grow Your Career

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New to the Turf Industry? Experienced but Need More Education? Ready to Advance Your Turf Career?
Rutgers is the Place for You!


Learn the art and science of golf course management at a world-class learning center that has successfully trained thousands of successful greenskeepers. Our focus is on practical knowledge and skills that will help YOU achieve your career goals.

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Our 3-Week Turfgrass Management Course focuses on the essentials of turfgrass science and golf course management. Both beginners and experienced turf managers can advance their careers with minimal time away from work and home.

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Our 2-Year Certificate Program is an efficient and affordable way to gain in-depth turfgrass management knowledge and skills. This internationally recognized program consists of two 10-week sessions on campus and a paid internship of your choice in between.

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Our alumni lead the industry and work at top golf courses all around the world. By choosing Rutgers for your turf management education, you can join this worldwide network of alumni! The #RUTurf community can be a great resource if you are searching for a new job on a golf course, looking to hire someone, or have technical questions.



Why Rutgers?

  • Career Advancement
  • Classroom & Hands-On Learning
  • Off-Peak Season Classes
  • Industry Expert Teachers
  • International Reputation
  • Networking
  • And Much More!

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