Turfgrass Management

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Integrated Plant Sciences Program

A great day on the field starts with the grass under your feet! Learn how to maintain healthy turfgrass systems through plant breeding, soil fertility, entomology, and more. 


  • Pullman

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's


  • Hands-on experience at Palouse Ridge Golf Course, a PGA-certified 18-hole championship golfing facility in Pullman 
  • The Grass Breeding and Ecology Farm research site near Pullman, where researchers use seed stocks maintained by the US Department of Agriculture to develop new varieties of turfgrass 
  • Participate in undergraduate research guided by renowned faculty 
  • Blend of classroom instruction and hands-on field experience 


With a Turfgrass Management degree, you can work in: 

  • Lawn care, sod production and grounds maintenance  
  • Sports facilities and golf courses
  • Irrigation, technical sales and consulting 

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Integrated Plant Sciences

  • Pullman


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