Introductory in nature, the program consists of 5 certificates:
1. Soils & Sands, Drainage, Irrigation & Sports Field Renovation Options2. Cool & Warm Season Grasses3. Sports Field Presentation, Mowing & Nutrition4. IPM, Pests, Diseases & Weeds5. Synthetic Turf History, Characteristics, Construction & Maintenance
The subject area is broad enough to be applicable to turf conditions globally. The on-line lectures were developed by leading turfgrasses researchers and educators at The Ohio State University specifically for sports field management.
Regardless of location, the program was created for individuals to work at their own pace and at a time most suited for them. Course presentations, references, faculty interaction, and testing are completed on-line. The only requirement is that the course be completed within a 1-year period.
To learn more about the online course and how it works, please watch this brief presentation .
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*Group refers to a group discount for 2-5 people taking the course or certificate. For groups of 6 or more, please contact us for additional pricing.
**Members refers to membership in The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA), The Ohio Sports Turf Managers Association (OSTMA), The Ohio Turfgrass Foundation (OTF), The Ohio Lawn Care Association(OLCA) and/or The Ohio Parks & Rec. Association (OPRA).
Successful completion of the course requires a grade of 70 percent or greater. Those earning a grade of 94 percent or higher will receive a certificate with distinction.
To enroll, please click "continue" below and fill out the registration form. The are options to choose any one of the 5 Certificates, multiple Certificates, or the full course (all 5 Certificates). If you have more than one email account, please pick the account you prefer for receiving course announcements and communicating with the course instructor.
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for the Spanish version click continue
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