Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Agriculture Communications

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Program Information

School:Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Faculty:Werklund School of Agriculture Technology
Field of Study:Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Description:Combine your passion for agriculture and storytelling with the new Agriculture Communications certificate. The first of its kind offered in Canada, this one year program prepares you for a meaningful career supporting the agriculture and agri-food industry in communications and marketing.

Completed over the course of ten months, you'll learn the foundations of professional writing, marketing, and multi-media production, including entry-level videography, photography and audio production. You'll also learn how to develop public relations and crisis communications campaigns and strategies that will help them to influence positive change using effective communications and dynamic storytelling.
After completing the online courses, you'll be required to put your new skills and knowledge to the test with a 14-week paid field placement within the industry or with your current employer.
URL:Agriculture Communications at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $7,868

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $10,898.75

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50 to 55
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 English (ENG4U)  or  Grade12 English (EAE4U)  or  Grade12 English Studies 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Science 
55% for English 30-1 or 65% for English 30-2
50% or better in one of Biology 20 OR Chemistry 20 OR Science 20
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 May 17, 2023

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