British Columbia

The following key has been used to designate the type of program(s) offered at each school: A - graduate program; B - four-year program; C - two-year program; D - other, which includes one-year programs, short courses and related options.


School and Location Contact Information Course Details
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (B,C,D)
School of Horticulture
12666 72nd Ave.
Surrey, BC
V3W 2M8
Contact: Stan Kazymerchyk
Tel: (604) 599-3295
Fax: (604) 599-3330
Email: stan [dot] kazymerchyk [at] kwantlen [dot] ca

Turf Management Diploma, two-year program

Graduates can maintain golf courses, athletic fields and other recreational turf, install and maintain irrigation and drainage systems (including computer control systems), implement integrated pest management programs and employ business techniques (finance, communications, supervision) in turf management operations.

Selkirk College (D)
10th Street Campus
820 10th Street
Nelson, BC
V1L 3C7
Contact: Steve Bareham, Gary Lettner
Tel: (250) 352-6601 ext. 11326
Email: sbareham [at] selkirk [dot] ca, gerrylettner521 [at] gmail [dot] com

Golf Club Operations Certificate, 10-course program

The certificate program is a fully-online program that allows student to become proficient in financial controls, food and beverage controls, human resources, industry leadership, manager financial tools, marketing strategies, golf shop operations, tournament and special event planning and, turfgrass management.