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If you’re looking for a career that will fuel the process of everyday life, then look no further than the Agriculture programs at Olds College. Our Olds College farm is a vibrant part of our campus that provides students with hands-on learning. The farm features over 2,000 acres of land used for crops and pasture, along with herds of cattle and sheep.
The Precision Agriculture – Techgronomy program is an exciting NEW diploma focused on agronomy and technology. Graduates from the Diploma in Precision Agriculture – Techgronomy will be prepared for careers that require a deep understanding of the connectedness between agronomy, agriculture machinery/purpose built network management, and data sciences.
Students will engage in hands-on training on our Olds College Smart Farm ecosystem, focusing on integrating precision technology and agronomy and enhancing decision support systems through actionable and effective on-farm decision making. Graduates will be prepared to work in fast-paced environments where emerging technologies are constantly influencing the industry.
International students must first submit an application online and pay the non-refundable application fee of $157.50 (CAD). Then they must submit all supporting documentation (high school & post-secondary transcripts, proof of English Language Proficiency, etc) via email to [email protected]. Please be aware that not submitting all supporting documentation in a timely manner will significantly delay Olds College processing times. International applicants must meet the specific admission requirements for their desired program.
Allow 3-6 weeks for application processing of a complete application. Your Admissions Officer will be in contact with you via email.
Upon receipt of admission documentation, apply and obtain your temporary visa and study permit. Contact the Canadian embassy or consulate in your home country for details. Visit www.cic.gc.ca for more information.
Reserve your seat in the program by paying the $1,000 (CAD) tuition deposit through Flywire.
Agri, Forestry & Fisheries
Founded in 1913, Olds College has offered quality education for over a century. Through our regular programming, continued education, and online and blended programming, we provide accessible educational opportunities within Alberta and beyond. We are passionate about the agriculture industry and proud to be Canada’s Smart Agriculture College, specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land, and environmental stewardship. We work closely with industry to advance and adapt our programming to ensure our graduates have the skills to succeed. Olds College has put an emphasis on hands-on training, applied research, and innovative learning that has resulted in graduates who are in-demand and have the skills and the tools they need to succeed.