College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Management Programs

Management Programs in
Plant Sciences

These programs place emphasis on the skills needed for leadership and management of organizations in the turf, design/build and urban forestry industries.

  • Turf & Golf Course Management

  • Landscape Management

  • Urban Forestry

ConcentrationAreas of Interest

Turf & Golf Course Management

Turf and Golf Course Management provides the skills needed to succeed as a turfgrass professional in the golf course or sports turf industry, stressing an interdisciplinary approach to this career

  • Turfgrass 
  • Sports turf 
  • Commercial turfgrass 
  • Parkland turfgrass

Urban Forestry

Urban forestry provides the skills and experience necessary in is the art, science and technology of managing trees and forest resources in and around urban community ecosystems for the sustainable, sociological, economic and aesthetic benefits trees provide society.

  • Urban tree and forest management
  • Greenspace tree canopy design and management
  • Urban forest health

Landscape Management (Discontinued in the Spring of 2019; minor is still available)

Landscape Management trains students for management positions in the landscape industry. The curriculum combines plant science, design and business management courses enabling graduates to meet the challenges of careers in the green industry.

  • Landscape horticulture
  • Landscape business management
  • Landscape design/build
  • Project management
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