Agribusiness (Advanced Diploma) | Assiniboine Community College

Agribusiness (Advanced Diploma)

Duration/Start: 11 months / September

Credential: Advanced Diploma

NOTE: This is an advanced diploma and requires a prior diploma or degree as a pre-requisite. The intake for this program will begin September 2020

Combining the business and technology of agriculture, this post-credential diploma prepares you for a career in one of Canada’s largest and most advanced industries.

Build on your existing business education and make yourself more desirable to employers. This program is specially designed for those with business-related degrees or diplomas who are looking to develop specialized skills to prepare them for a career in the fast-changing world of agriculture.

Dive deep into fundamental agriculture topics, including crop production and protection, livestock production and environmental considerations directly related to agriculture. Develop additional knowledge in communications, customer service, sales and marketing, and management. Round out your analytical and critical thinking skills by learning the technological applications of GIS (geographical information systems) and GPS (global positioning systems).

Experience the best of both worlds: indoor classrooms, plant and soil labs, and outdoor field labs. Off-campus industry tours throughout the year allow you to see careers in action, network with others in your field, and help you to see the complex and fast-paced world of agribusiness.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 11 months / September

Credential Advanced Diploma

Credits 78

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students Yes

Study Options
On Campus
Open to International Students
Advanced Credentials

Why Choose Agribusiness - Advanced Diploma?

Whether you see yourself in finance, sales and marketing, consulting, research or management, you’ll have the tools to get started. Potential employers include banks and credit unions, grain companies, equipment dealers and government agencies. Some graduates may even choose to become entrepreneurs or self-employed consultants.

Unique Learning Experiences:

  • Classroom theory integrated with hands-on lab and field learning
  • Well-equipped, modern soils and plant labs complete with growth chambers
  • Industry tours and guest speakers presented throughout the year
  • Concentrated courses get you career-ready in less than a year