Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Agriculture Technology Integration

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Program Information

School:Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Faculty:Werklund School of Agriculture Technology
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
Precision Systems Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other
Description:Take your education to the next level with the post-diploma certificate in Agriculture Technology Integration. Designed for those of you who have completed a related diploma or degree, this eight-month program will provide you with the understanding of how related technologies and components interact to provide accurate information and real-time monitoring and controls to the agriculture producer.

Through a blended course delivery of on campus classes and high tech, hands-on experiences through the Smart Farm at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology, you will learn how to recognize the connections and interactions between hardware and software that will enable producers to maximize time in the field. By the end of this program you will be able to link emerging technologies with existing farm infrastructure, including the installation, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of precision agriculture hardware and equipment, including mechanical and software systems.
URL:Agriculture Technology Integration at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $7,868

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $10,581.65
Scholarships:2
Careers:Cloud EngineersComputer Programmers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Minimum 2.5 GPA in the required credits from a diploma or degree in the study of mechanics, agriculture, land, environment, technology, engineering, forestry, or information systems;
    OR
    Certified Journeyperson Agricultural Equipment Technician or Heavy Equipment Technician
    All applicants must meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 17, 2023

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