Combine your love of golf with a career in the golf industry.
The challenging specialized curriculum, which includes 16 months of internships at locations like The Broadmoor, Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach, and hundreds of others, has been preparing students for careers as professional managers in the golf industry since 2003.
It is possible for those who have outstanding playing ability and who possess great time management skills, organization and flexibility. Those interested in participating should realize that the UCCS men's team is consistently ranked among the very best in NCAA Division II. All Mountain Lion golfers have zero or plus handicaps and the coach has many applications from all over the country - only a very few have the opportunity to play. UCCS has recently created a women's team as well.
Any of our Areas of Emphasis can be combined with the PGA Golf Management option. This includes Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources Management, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Management, Service Management, or Sport Management.
No, the UCCS PGA Golf Management Program is not available to part-time or online students, although certain university courses may be completed in an online format. It is also not recommended for students who have full-time employment because the PGM classes are taught during the day and the internships are full-time employment.
Yes. However, scholarships offered by the program are generally available only to students who have completed one year or more. For information about university-supplied scholarships and aid, please visit our Financial Aid website.
The purpose of internships is to provide on-the-job experience and develop work habits and skills that will last a lifetime. A fourth is to gain access to a network of potential employers and colleagues. A fifth is to develop a strong résumé that will open doors throuhhout their careers.
Yes, the PGA's accreditation standards mandate that all interns must be paid.
Yes, transfer students from all backgrounds who meet entrance requirements for both UCCS and the Program can be admitted. However, there are limits on the number of transfer hours that can be applied against the specialized curriculum. In addition, each student must be on campus for at least six semesters in order to complete the PGA training and testing courses.
Yes! Each semester, PGA Golf Management students are provided with two lessons from PGA instructors, a membership at Pine Creek Golf Club which includes unlimited play and practice, and entry into 12 to 15 tournaments during the year.