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Walla Walla Community College

Why Choose WWCC for Turf Management?

Our program will teach you all you need to know to install and manage turfgrass, use landscaping equipment, and install irrigation systems. We also help students learn about the role turfgrass plays in the environment. You’ll have the chance to gain real-world work experience while you’re in school. And best of all, you can complete the whole program online.

Careers in Turf Management

A Lot More Than Mowing

Turf Management can lead to careers at golf courses, sports arenas, parks and schools. You could end up managing a sod farm or pruning trees for a utility company. There’s no shortage of good jobs for people with the right skills. And the work experience you’ll gain in this program can make you a strong candidate. It might even lead to a job offer.

Love spending time outdoors and seeing things grow? This could be just the program to launch a great career.

Certificates & Degrees in Turf Management

With both one- and two-year options, there’s a path to suit every student. Whichever you choose, you’ll gain the knowledge and hands-on skills to be a success in the workforce.

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Turf Management Program Details

Entrance Requirements

Students may enter the program fall, winter, or spring quarter, however, due to course sequencing, it is recommended to begin in the fall. WWCC has an open admissions process. It’s free to apply and everyone who applies is accepted. Applications are accepted year-round! Apply online.

Program Outcomes

  • To provide a variety of courses in order to prepare students for careers in turf management.
  • Provide relevant training through hands-on and field experience to prepare the students for industry.
  • To encourage students to explore and develop critical thinking and creative thinking.
  • To help students develop and perfect communication skills.
  • To assist students in understanding and using the concepts of each course.
  • To develop increased environmental awareness and appreciation.
  • To help students develop and perfect the most efficient use of natural resources.

Scholarship Opportunities

At WWCC, we’ll help you find scholarships that may be open to you. Scholarships provide money for school that you don’t have to pay back. They can be used for things like tuition, books, tools and fees. They come from sources like the WWCC Foundation, local businesses and private funds. Some WWCC programs also have scholarships for students working toward a certain certificate or degree. You might qualify based on good grades, financial need or the potential to benefit from school. The bottom line: You have options. We’ll help you explore them at WWCC.

Paying for Your Degree

There are lots of ways to pay for college. We will work with you to find the right mix of support so that you can go after your dreams. Talk with us to learn more about:

  • Financial aid — grants, scholarships and student loans.
  • Workforce Education Services — support for students on workforce training pathways.
  • Warrior Pledge — covers needs not met by other financial aid.
  • Flexible payment plans — low monthly payments with no interest.
  • Work study — work part-time on campus while you earn your degree.
  • Emergency funds — for students who are struggling to make ends meet.

You can go to college. Start exploring your options today.

Other Information

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