Lakeland College

Animal Science Technology

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Program Information

School:Lakeland College
Faculty:Agricultural Sciences
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Animal Sciences, General

Launch your future in the livestock industry with Lakeland’s animal science livestock science major. You’ll gain a broad view of different sectors from both the production and business side. Specialized livestock courses are also your

  • student-managed team options. They are:

  • beef production
  • dairy production
  • sheep and goat production
  • bison production - starting fall 2021 [Contact enrolment specialist for more information].

    In your first year, you’ll choose either beef or dairy production. Which course you take determines one of your Student-Managed Farm powered by New Holland team options. In second year you’ll take the other production course. You’ll learn stockman’s practices as part of animal husbandry. Your courses will follow the production cycle from calving and lambing through to selling livestock. In addition to feeding, breeding and animal welfare, you’ll also study the livestock business. You’ll learn about key economics, business records and business plans. When you graduate, you’ll have the hands-on and leadership skills to work successfully anywhere in the livestock industry.

  • URL:Animal Science Technology at Lakeland College
    Length:2 Year(s)
    Cost per year:*
    International: $18,696

    This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and includes the cost of books, supplies, and field trips.

    Admission Requirements


    These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    •  Grade12 English 
    •  Grade11 Mathematics 
    •  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Physics  or  Grade11 Science 

    Applicants are required to have a 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; and Math 20-1 or Math 20-2.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
    Application Notes : Lakeland College classes are taught in English, so you'll need adequate written and oral English skills to be admitted to one of our programs regardless of your citizenship status or country of origin. If English is your second language, you must show English proficiency through one of the following: 1. Meeting program admission requirements, 2. Admission by special status, or 3. An acceptable score on one of: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - minimum of 86 on the iBT exam and a minimum score of 21 in each of the four tested areas. If your program requires spoken language proficiency you will need a minimum of 26 points in the speaking component; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - minimum score of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 on each band score; CAEL (Canadian Assessment of English Language) - minimum score of 60 overall with at least 60 on each band score; MELAB (Michigan English Assessment Battery) - minimum score of 80 with no component less than 76. Must include the speaking test.

    * 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 July 30, 2020