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Irrigation Systems

 

 

irrigation systems

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Irrigation Management Technology

·       Turf/Landscape Management

·       Irrigation Engineering

·       Irrigation Technology

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Certificate (1-2 years)

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (rare – 4 years)

 

 

Overview

Students studying irrigation gain skills and knowledge surrounding the installation and effectiveness of agricultural and turf water systems. This degree program is often a minor or a certificate program that accompanies a degree such as turfgrass management or science, landscape architecture, crop science, or agronomy. However, it is also a stand-alone degree and certificate program in community colleges and there are instances of irrigation engineering Bachelor’s degree programs.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Irrigation, Systems Installation, Botany, Pumps & Controls, Auditing, Landscape, Troubleshooting & Repair, Irrigation Design, Water Conservation

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Irrigation Specialist

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

 

·       Certifications available

·       Commercial Driver’s License

·       Forklift Certificate

·       Internship or Apprenticeship