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Animal Science Technology Diploma Dairy Science

Lakeland College

Lakeland College
Students enrolling in the Dairy Major of the Animal Science Technology program will graduate with specialized skills in dairy management. Specific courses within the Dairy Major include: Dairy Production, Dairy Herd Management I and II, Advanced Dairy Nutrition, and Dairy Farm Management and Sustainability. The program uses a hands-on approach to provide students with skills around practical animal handling, implementing new dairy technologies, and managing the nutrition and health of the herd. Students will also investigate current events in the dairy industry and develop an understanding of all aspects of managing a farm, from the employees to finances, through to herd management. Graduates from the Dairy Major will gain expertise to effectively lead industry or return to their farm. They will be armed with the knowledge and tools to transform and grow the industry or their operation.

5707 College Drive
Vermilion, Alberta, T9X1K5, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

High School diploma with a minimum 50% in:

  • English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2
  • One of Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20 or Science 20
  • Math 20-1 or Math 20-2

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,880.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,250.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $951.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: USASK Washinton State University

Updated September 13, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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