University of Guelph

Turfgrass Management

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Program Information

School:University of Guelph
Faculty:Ontario Agriculture College
Degree:Associate; Co-op
Field of Study:Turf and Turfgrass Management
Description:Turfgrass Management is a dynamic and growing sector. Launch your career in golf course management, municipal parks operations, sod production, and turfgrass management supply and sales, with an Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management. Utilize the extensive facilities of the campus and the Guelph Turfgrass Institute. Combine practical and scientific study with hands-on learning, field trips and a summer internship. Graduates are in high demand. Approach your learning hands-on, with support from U of G faculty and industry professionals, to become a knowledgeable, self-reliant and competitive contributor to the growing turfgrass industry, and enjoy a successful career with global opportunities.
URL:Turfgrass Management at University of Guelph
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $26,889

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants for admission to the Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management program should present as a minimum requirement:

    - Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum 60% average in the final year of study excluding workplace courses

    - applicants who do not meet the above requirements may also be considered if they will be 19 years of age at the date of enrolment and have been out of secondary school for at least one year

    - preference given to applicants with a minimum of one year's experience in the turfgrass industry

    - prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to complete general or advanced, College (C), University (U), or University/College (M) course types at the grade 11 and 12 level in mathematics, biology, and chemistry

    - all applicants are required to complete and submit the Background Information Form, available at

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based)
    Application Notes : To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit:

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 07, 2021

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