Community & Economic Development
Number of Programs: 3
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture, 446 W. Circle Drive, Room 88, East Lansing, Michigan, 48824
The Center for Economic Analysis provides timely, high quality research, data, and analysis that contributes to the overall awareness of how the agricultural, natural resource, and related sectors and other community economic development activities contribute to the state economy. The CEA provides a number of services, including:
- Economic Forecasts
- Economic Policy Analyses
- Demographic Profiles
- Impact Assessments
- Market Assessments
- Tax Policy Impacts
- Tourism Impacts
- Needs and Poverty Assessments
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824.
The certificate program in Turfgrass Management with a golf course emphasis directs toward preparing students for a rewarding career as a golf course superintendent or other career options in the golf industry. This 18-month technical training program consists of two 15-week semesters and two 10-week semesters, totaling 54 credit hours of instruction. Students will take coursework in soil and landscape science, turfgrass management, plant biology, turfgrass irrigation, pesticide and fertilizer application, turf design and construction, golf course design & construction, and landscape maintenance. Electives in communication, leadership, design, and safety are available based on the student’s background and interests. The program in Golf Turf Management provides students with a solid background in plant science along with the specific expertise and skills needed for a career in golf course supervision and management.
308 W. Circle Drive, Room 134, East Lansing, MI 48824
MSU's Department of Kinesiology has developed the Sports Skills Program for children and adults with disabilities who reside in the greater Lansing area. The program offers coaching and instruction in sports skills. Sports offerings vary with semester. with an opportunity to improve their skill and fitness, whether they are preparing for competition or are simply interested in having fun and achieving better health and physical well-being.