TM21 Turfgrass Maintenance Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 14

Program Description

Turfgrass management is the study of the science and culture of fine grasses that are used on golf courses, athletic fields, home lawns, and other areas requiring an attractive but functional groundcover. Increasing interest in outdoor recreational activities as well as aesthetically appealing landscaped areas has created a demand for professional turfgrass maintenance.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Completion time: Minimum of two terms (Full time schedule is not available for this program due to the seasonal requirements for certain courses.)

Contact Us

Dr. Bethany Harris, Program Coordinator/Instructor


Phone: (770) 412-5731

Program Courses


HORT 1080Pest Management


HORT 1310Irrigation and Water Management


HORT 1330Turfgrass Management


HORT 1410Soils