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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture and Turfgrass Management

Beatrice Campus

Types of Jobs Available

  • Golf course assistant
  • Golf course spray tech
  • Golf course irrigation tech
  • Sports field manager
  • Landscape construction
  • Landscape installation
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Landscape sales
  • Florist
  • Greenhouse grower
  • Groundskeeper
  • Equipment salesperson
  • Research technician
  • Commercial pesticide applicator
  • Conservationist

Program Overview

Horticulture: Pursuing a career in horticulture can take you down many different career paths. Students graduating from our program will have the knowledge and skills to succeed in many different careers, including: landscape construction and design, greenhouse manager, nursery manager, and many more.

Turfgrass Management: The turfgrass industry as a whole has a broad focus including home lawns, athletic fields, sports complexes, golf courses, and many others. Students completing our program have the opportunity to compete for jobs at over 700,000 athletic field facilities and over 15,000 golf courses in the United States alone. There is a very high demand for technically trained students to manage and maintain turfgrass areas on golf courses and athletic fields.

For more information contact:
Alex Goeckel, Program Director
402-228-8126, 800-233-5027 ext. 1126
or the College Admissions Office
Beatrice 402-228-8214, 800-233-5027 ext. 1214