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University of Alberta

University of Alberta

www.ualberta.ca

This cer­tifi­cate cov­ers top­ics relat­ed to the sol­id and liq­uid phas­es of soils, reac­tive chem­i­cal con­stituents, fer­til­i­ty and plant growth, as well as soil for­ma­tion, eval­u­a­tion, sus­tain­abil­i­ty, and man­age­ment. The cours­es offer hands-on appli­ca­tions with real-world sit­u­a­tions and respon­sive edu­ca­tion. Stu­dents will enhance their pro­fes­sion­al skill set and knowl­edge based on cur­rent research, reg­u­la­tions, and applications.

Prac­ti­tion­ers work­ing with soil as mon­i­tors, audi­tors, tech­nol­o­gists, engi­neers, agrol­o­gists, biol­o­gists, foresters, con­sul­tants, and reg­u­la­tors will ben­e­fit from this pro­gram. These cours­es are rec­og­nized by the Alber­ta Insti­tute of Agrol­o­gists as senior-lev­el agrol­o­gy cours­es relat­ed to entrance into the pro­fes­sion and to aug­ment core knowl­edge require­ments relat­ed to a prac­tice area in AIA.

Full information about this program and courses: uax.ca/soilsci

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Office of the Registrar
201 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G2M7, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate *
  • Length 1 Year(s)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning Only

* Certificate

Admission Requirements

There are no pre­req­ui­sites to take the cours­es; pri­or knowl­edge of con­tent area, how­ev­er, is expect­ed for stu­dent suc­cess. Stu­dents are expect­ed to pos­sess entry-lev­el knowl­edge of the sub­ject mat­ter through job train­ing, pre­vi­ous edu­ca­tion, or work expe­ri­ence in a com­ple­men­tary envi­ron­men­tal sector.


Distance Delivery Options

Online sessions (U of A eClass)


Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 15, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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