|School:||Olds College of Agriculture & Technology|
|Faculty:||School of Life Sciences & Business|
|Field of Study:||Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
|Description:||Cultivate an exciting career in horticulture with the Horticulture Technologist diploma. This two-year program will provide you with a deep understanding of horticulture, including the production and management of plants, pests, landscapes, soils and water systems to achieve productive and sustainable systems.
Hone your skills through immersive hands-on learning accessing our unique campus that acts as a living lab, consisting of a 15 arce constructed wetland, botanic gardens, greenhouses and 12,000 square foot Landscape Pavilion. Learn how to design specialty landscapes, start a horticulture business and create an entrepreneurial approach to processing plants. You will also learn how to manage production of horticulture crops in response to market demands, as well as recognize the ecological, economic and social implications of horticulture decisions and processes.
|URL:||Horticulture Technologist at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology|
|Cost per year:*||
Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $10,184.56
|Careers:||Agrologists; Horticulturists; Nursery and Greenhouse Workers|