PGA Golf Management
PGA Golf Management
Our PGA Golf Management Program combines a PGA accredited golf management education with an AACSB accredited business degree. Upon graduation, PGA Golf Management students are equipped with the academic training and specialization designed for a rewarding and innovative career in the golf industry.
Why study PGA Golf Management at UCCS?
The UCCS PGA Golf Management program is one of only eight programs in the world to boast both PGA and AACSB accreditation, and the only one in the state of Colorado. Our program works directly with the PGA of America to provide the very best in education and training, ensuring a standard of quality that is expected in today's increasingly competitive marketplace.
UCCS PGA Golf Management outperforms the national average by over 5% on all PGA tests. UCCS students are equipped with the training and education to launch successful careers in the golf industry.
The UCCS PGA Golf Management Program prepares you for success through high-level academic and professional training. Students learn from the nation’s leading professors and get individual attention from experienced professionals. Unlike other business students, PGA Golf Management students take specialized academic and professional courses that develop their expertise in the areas essential to securing a successful career in the golf industry.
Of course, you will have plenty of opportunities to apply what you learn by playing a lot of golf! Take your game to new heights while participating in tournaments at our beautiful partnership courses. Colorado Springs has 300 days of sunshine each year, but if it happens to be one of those 65 days, you still have full access to our state-of-the-art indoor swing lab.
100% Job Placement
Students in our program have access to exceptional hands-on internship opportunities at over 800 facilities worldwide. Internships are built into the curriculum to make sure you are prepared. With a pre-established network and relevant industry experience upon graduation, you can rest assured knowing that your degree from UCCS boasts 100 percent job placement. Every student who has graduated and become a PGA member has had a job upon graduation.
PGA Golf Management Courses
Qualifying Level PGA Golf Management
Topics include Introduction to the PGA Professional Golf Management Program, PGA History and Constitution, Rules of Golf and Career Enhancement.
PGA Golf Management Golf Instruction (Level 1, 2, 3)
Topics include Player Development, Instruction to Development, Introduction to Teaching, Intermediate Teaching, Advanced Teaching, Golf Club Performance, Golf Club Alterations, and Golf Club Fitting.
PGA Golf Management Facility Management (Level 1, 2, 3)
Topics include Business Planning, Customer Relations, Merchandising and Inventory Management, Rules of Golf, Golf Car Fleet Management and Turfgrass Management Career Enhancement and more!
Anatomy and Exercise Science
This course integrates musculoskeletal anatomy and scientific principles of relevant sport science disciplines (biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology and technology), in a lecture/lab setting, to provide PGM students with a comprehensive understanding of exercise science applications to golf.
PGMT Industry Analysis Capstone
Topics include Technology in the Golf Industry, Career Advancement and Golf Industry Landscape.