Golf Academy of America

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About Golf Academy of America

Preparing you for a future in golf is what the Golf Academy of America (GAA) is all about. Founded as San Diego Golf Academy in 1974, GAA is the oldest and largest two-year golf management and instructional college in the United States. Today, there are campuses in five of the country's top golf capitals:

  • Golf Academy of America in Dallas, Texas
  • Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Golf Academy of America in Orlando, Fla.
  • Golf Academy of America in Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Golf Academy of America in San Diego, Calif.

Who We Are:

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  • We are 40 years of industry expertise and experience in preparing our graduates for careers in the $76 billion golf industry.
  • We are an educational institution with a combined curriculum of golf instruction and business management.
  • We are an outstanding group of faculty and staff of PGA Professionals, business professionals and educators
  • We were founded on a unique concept that focuses on a combination of rigorous academic standards and enhancement of golf proficiency.
  • We are the first step on your journey toward a rewarding golf career.
  • We are our more than 10,000 alumni, including these golf student success stories.
  • We are Golf Academy of America, and we want YOU!

Why Golf Academy of America?

There are many reasons to choose Golf Academy of America. Here are a few:

  • Small Classes – Our average class size is 20-25 students.
  • Easy to Start – We offer an efficient, sensible application process—no detailed essays required for admission.
  • Fun – A typical day is filled with classes, one-on-one lessons, open play and campus events.
  • Great Locations – Our five campuses are in large and significant golf markets, each with access to great area golf courses. We put you within reach of your dream golf career.
  • Community – Our students begin as acquaintances and part as lifelong friends and connections in the golf industry. Alumni understand the value of a Golf Academy of America degree and will hire our graduates and help them network.
  • Recognition – You will earn an associate's degree education that is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.
  • Assistance – Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
  • Great Advice – A Career Services department dedicated to helping you find the golf job of your dreams.
  • Lifelong Mentorship – Access to experienced PGA staff/teachers.
  • Technology – Modern, industry-leading teaching equipment and facilities.
  • Immersion – Opportunities to volunteer at PGA and LPGA Tour and other events.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Associate Degree

Associate's Degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management

Online & Campus Combined Full time 16 months September 2017 USA San Diego Dallas Myrtle Beach Orlando Phoenix + 4 more

While earning their associate's degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management, students can also specialize in one or more areas of golf, increasing their marketability as professionals in the golf industry. [+]

In as few as 16 months, you can turn your passion for golf into a golf career. Our faculty and staff consist of some of the most qualified PGA of America Professionals in the business. This expert faculty is combined with a proven curriculum that focuses on business management, game improvement, modern teaching methods, and sound human relations skills. While earning their associate's degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management, students can also specialize in one or more areas of golf, increasing their marketability as professionals in the golf industry. The first semester of coursework at Golf Academy of America can be taken online. The remainder of the program is completed in the USA. This allows students four months to make the transition to the states Golf Academy of America is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Two academic years (14 months) is the standard length of the program. Students can complete their first semesters entirely online. Golf Academy of America offers an associate's degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management. Associate of Applied Business (at our California, Arizona and South Carolina golf schools) Occupational Associate's Degree (at our Florida and Texas golf schools) Read about awards & honors, the curriculum and more. [-]

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Dallas, Texas, US
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, US
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Orlando, Florida, US
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Phoenix, Arizona, US
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San Diego, California, US