Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Bachelor of Digital Agriculture

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Program Information

School:Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Faculty:Werklund School of Agriculture Technology
Field of Study:Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Description:Lead change in regenerative agriculture and tackle global sustainability issues with our new Bachelor of Digital Agriculture degree. With a focus on leadership and management, this four-year program explores solutions to real-world problems using digital agriculture technologies and practices that are centered on sustainability, including social, economic, and environmental impacts.

Through a combination of classroom, project-based and work-integrated learning, you will gain foundational knowledge and understanding of dynamic leadership, problem-solving, entrepreneurial thinking, agriculture technologies management, agronomy and data sciences. These skills and knowledge allow students to realize the social, economic, and environmental objectives of sustainability.

From making ethical recommendations for crop management, animal production, soil management, pest management, and environmental stewardship, to installing, calibrating, troubleshooting and repairing precision agriculture hardware and equipment — the Bachelor of Digital Agriculture program will prepare you to lead the way in the agri-food industry upon graduation.
URL:Bachelor of Digital Agriculture at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $7,868

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $10,951.65

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Science 
  •  Grade12 French  or  Grade12 Social Studies  or  Grade12 Calculus  or  Grade12 First Nations Studies 
60% or better in English 30-1
60% or better in Math 30-1 or 30-2
60% or better in a course from Group A
60% or better in a course from Group A or B
60% or better in any 5-credit grade 12 course (excluding Special Projects courses), or a combination of two 3-credit grade 12 courses, or 5 credits of advanced career and technology courses (Group C).
Group A: Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Science 30
Group B: French 30, French 31, French Language Arts, All other languages 30, Social 30, Aboriginal Studies 30, Math 31
All of the above; OR, 2.7 GPA (72-76%) or better, in a two year diploma or degree (60 credit) from an allied program area.
Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 October 18, 2023

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