Education & PAT Schedule
- Post-Secondary Education
- PGA Training Academy
- # Registered
Credit Value: 3.0 - 5.0 Elective Credits
While we no longer mandate formal education in our training program, we understand the asset a degree/diploma has on your career, which is why are are offering our members an opportunity to earn credits in the PGA Training Academy for their post-secondary school.
3 -5 credits* will be awarded for individuals who meet the eligibility requirements ( see below ) based on the following credit categories:
3 credits – 3 year diploma from a recognized college
4 credits -- University degree or 3 year diploma with additional certificate/diploma program
5 credits – Masters or PhD
*You may be eligible for additional credits based on partial or full completion of a PGM program, click on the tabs below for more information!
• Degree/diploma must be related to the individuals' career path in golf (example - business, commerce, marketing, communications, kinesiology or sport science, sport management).
• All formal education credits are awarded based on completion of the diploma/degree
• Official transcripts or proof of degree must be submitted to the course assignment section of this course on PGA Brightspace.
The list of formerly recognized PGM programs are as follows:
St. Clair College
It is likely, contingent on your grades and courses completed, that you may earn credits above and beyond the 3 - 5 mentioned above. Please ensure you are uploading your official transcripts to the correct course assignment ("PGM AUDITS") on PGA Brightspace.
•Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Golf Management) at Georgian College
•Golf Facilities Operation Management at Georgian College
•Professional Golf Management at Humber College
•Business of Golf & Resort Management at McMaster University
For more information on how to receive credit for these programs, please review the respective pathways under policy and procedures.