Golf News for Friday, March 22, 2013 | Instruction

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management new scholarships

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management has unveiled an all-new scholarship program to assist PGA and LPGA members complete their Bachelor's Degrees in Sport Management with a Concentration in Golf.

Through Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management's Professional Golfers Association Program, active PGA and LPGA Members now have the opportunity to complete their degrees on-line and receive 25 percent of their tuition cost, while still continuing their full-time careers. The new scholarship program is one of the many benefits professionals receive as part of their Professional Golfers Association of America membership.

"Continuing on a path of higher education, while simultaneously working full-time, can be extremely challenging so we're proud to offer this new scholarship program that gives PGA and LPGA members a means to ease the financial burden," says John McMurry, campus Vice President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. "Whether it's students right out of high school or teaching professionals furthering their education, all of us at the Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management are dedicated to providing the industry's most comprehensive education and the new Professional Golfers Association Program will help students reach goals that might have otherwise been unobtainable."

To apply or learn more about the Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management's Professional Golfers Association Program, call 888.355.4465. Qualifying students must provide proof of current and active Class A PGA Membership or active Class A or B LPGA membership.

The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management is designed to prepare students for careers in sport-related industries with concentrations in either Golf, Psychology and Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology. This is a 120-credit program geared to admit students right out of high school. For graduates of an accredited institution who hold an Associate's Degree or higher and have six months of employment in hospitality, fitness, sports, recreation, golf or a related field, the Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport Management can be obtained as a completion degree entirely online in as few as 20 months.

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management is well-known for its Associate of Science Degree in Golf which prepares students for a variety of positions in the golf industry. In this program, students are prepared to provide golf instruction, manage golf course operations, ensure appropriate maintenance of golf facilities and equipment, as well as integrate the play of golf into the broader hospitality and recreation domain.

For more information on attending Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management, please contact the College of Golf campus at 1860 Fountainview Blvd, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; online at www.CollegeofGolf.KeiserUniversity.edu; or call 888.355.4465.

About Keiser University:

Keiser University's College of Golf & Sport Management is proud to announce a unique opportunity for PGA and LPGA members and their immediate families. Keiser University's Professional Golfers Association Program is an opportunity for active PGA and LPGA Members and their immediate families to complete a college degree on-line while continuing their full-time career or to attend one of Keiser University's 16 campuses throughout the State of Florida. PGA and LPGA members will receive a scholarship in the amount of 25% of the tuition cost as a benefit of membership to the Professional Golfers Association of America. To meet the scholarship qualifications students or immediate family members must provide proof of current and active Class A PGA Membership or Class A or B LPGA Membership. Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels.