What will I learn?

Accredited by the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, the PGA Golf Management program at the University of Idaho is one of 18 programs of its kind in the nation and the only PGA Golf Management program in the Pacific Northwest.

In this program, you will build your professional skills in both golf and business through internships and hands-on learning on the university’s 18-hole golf course. You will explore the ins and outs of the dynamic golf industry and study such areas as teaching golf, promotional marketing, golf course design, golf course management and more.

Tailor this program to your interests by selecting it as an option for any business degree: Business Economics, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management and Human Resources, Marketing, or Operations Management.

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

Head golf professional

Director of golf

Teaching professional

Assistant golf professional

Executive manager

Golf clinician

Associate manager

College golf coach

General Manager

Director of instruction

Golf retail manager

Golf course developer

Golf course maintenance professional


Golf manufacturing manager

Sales representative

Tournament director

Rules official

Golf equipment specialist

Which department am I in?

College of Business and Economics

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$27,840.00 per year
Start date

12 January 2022, 16 May 2022, 22 August 2022


University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive,



83844, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A 2.5 on a 4.0 Grade Point Average scale is required from your secondary school. You must meet criteria for admission to university-level study in your home country.

For international students

Students must have 2.5 on a 4.0 GPA scale is required from secondary school. They must meet criteria for admission to university level study in home country. They should also satisfy the following English language requirements:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) minimum score of 525 on the paper test or 70 on the Internet-based test
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum score of 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic score of 48
  • ELS Language Centers, pass of Level 112
  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English), pass
  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English), pass
  • Cambridge International "O" Levels, pass
  • English proficiency demonstration is waived for any applicant who has a previous degree at an accredited U.S. institution

Priority Application Dates – Fall: May 1; Spring: October 1; Summer: March 15

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.