Go Green at SUNY Delhi
Become part of the rapidly growing green industry with SUNY Delhi’s cutting-edge plant sciences programs.
Choose from three different degrees that feature coursework in horticulture, equipment operation, soil science, landscape construction, and crop cultivation, making you highly employable after graduation.
- Internships and volunteer opportunities allow you to put hands-on learning into action through work and community projects.
- The only turf program in New York State to have an 18-hole golf course on campus used as a learning lab for students.
- Get hands-on experience operating state-of-the-art turf equipment, installing & repairing irrigation systems, cultivating grasses and sod, and more. This program is perfect for people who love to work outdoors.
- Nationwide network of alumni and industry contacts in all areas of horticulture, landscaping and turf management ready to hire you.
- Degrees that lead directly to jobs at golf courses, parks, athletic fields & stadiums, nurseries & greenhouses, landscaping companies, scientific research facilities, government agencies, and plant science industry businesses.
Plant Science Programs
This two-year degree features two distinct tracks for you to choose from:
- Horticulture which focuses on plant management, maintenance, and regenerative practices.
- Landscape Design & Management which focuses on residential and commercial outdoor
100% job placement in careers like landscape management/design, greenhouse/nursery manager, horticultural inspector, and many more.
Preparation for seamless entry into our bachelor degree in Golf & Sports Turf Management or related advanced plant science degrees.
This two-year degree offers a solid foundation of hands-on turf management and equipment operation experience.
- 100% job placement with a seamless transition to employment as golf course or sports turf technicians, commercial lawn management, and others.
- Preparation for seamless entry into our bachelor degree in Golf & Sports Turf Management or related advanced degrees.
- Learn more about the Associate in Applied Science in Golf and Sports Turf Management
This four-year degree incorporates business and management classes along with the turfgrass and grounds training.
- Option for concentration in Athletic and Sports Field Management.
- Internship locations include major league baseball parks, PGA tour golf courses, and various other fields and athletic facilities.
- Graduates are prepared to serve as course superintendents, supervisors, and managers.
- 100% job placement for SUNY Delhi graduates.
- Learn more about the Bachelor of Business Administration in Golf and Sports Turf Management.
Plant Sciences in the News
- Mario Malagisi, 2018 NALP LANDSCAPES Conference Ambassador journal
- Fall 2019 New Special Projects Course
- 2019 National Collegiate Landscape Competition
- 2019 GCSAA Turf Bowl & Golf Industry Show
- Carly Pitt, NALP LANDSCAPES Conference Ambassador journal
- Turf Students Renovate Local Baseball Field