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Golf Course Grounds Management

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 69
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares individuals for employment in the golf course and grounds management industries as golf course superintendents/assistant superintendents, grounds supervisors/assistant supervisors, and turf technicians. These individuals manage the landscape and turf environment for golf courses, parks, commercial and residential sites, athletic complexes, and municipalities. This program includes course work in plant and soil science, turfgrass science and management, water management, golf course grounds site construction, turf power equipment, and golf course grounds site maintenance.

The Golf Course Grounds Management program has articulated partnerships with two, four year institutions; the University of Minnesota-Crookston campus for a Bachelor of Science degree in Golf Facilities and Turf Systems and with SUNY Cobleskill in New York for a Bachelor of Technology degree in Golf Turf Management.

Program Locations

  • Anoka Technical College 55303
  • Horticulture Site - Anoka

Labor Market Information

  • Chief Executives

  • Median wage: $80.10/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Administrative Service Managers

  • Median wage: $41.58/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • General and Operations Managers

  • Median wage: $41.76/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

  • Median wage: $21.71/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Recreation Workers

  • Median wage: $11.73/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Toll-Free: (866) 433-5590 Local: (763) 576-4850 Email: