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B.S. in Environmental Horticulture, Turf Management

The Environmental Horticulture – Turf Management major at Colorado State University trains students for management opportunities ranging from sod production to the establishment and maintenance of private and public grounds.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $31,712 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States

Turfgrass managers are supervisors for golf courses, ski resorts, sports fields, and parks departments. Turfgrass professionals manage and train personnel, draw up work contracts, and allocate labor and financial resources efficiently.

Graduates of the Environmental Horticulture – Turf Management major at Colorado State University develop expertise in production and maintenance of ornamental and functional turfgrass areas with supplemental courses in nursery and landscape management, plant and soil science, business management, and irrigation design.

An internship is required to ensure graduates have practical experience, furthering their learning opportunities.

Potential Occupations

Graduates of the Environmental Horticulture major will find career opportunities in a multitude of fields in the green industry.

Emerging demand for environmental solutions and green technologies will position our students for careers in a wide variety of areas including: landscape design and construction, sports turf management, retail and wholesale nursery and garden center management; golf course superintendence, arborists, plant propagation, landscape project management, landscape management, landscape estimating, green industry account management, irrigation design and water resource management, arboriculture, botanic gardens or arboreta, or landscape business management and entrepreneurship.

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“My experience at CSU, and particularly in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology has been invaluable! The program was both challenging and supportive.”

Sara Bombaci // Master of Science

Courses included

  • Orientation to Agricultural Systems
  • Transfer Seminar
  • Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Principles of Plant Biology
  • Business Computing Concepts and Applications
  • Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
  • Landscape Plants

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