Online turfgrass program offers quality instruction, flexibility

Auburn University is now one of only two universities in the United States to offer a master’s degree in turfgrass management completely online.

The 32-credit-hour non-thesis program is geared toward working professionals and allows them the flexibility to balance their careers and families while attaining an advanced degree. The curriculum focuses on the warm season grasses typically found in the Southeastern United States.

“Auburn is positioned to be a leader in this area,” says Elizabeth Guertal, the program’s lead faculty member. “It is the only online program of its kind offered from an institution in this climatic zone.”

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