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 Horticulture Technology - Sustainable Crop Production
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SchoolKwantlen Polytechnic University
LocationSurrey, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 12,000
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*70%
Prerequisites
Prerequisites NotesApplicants must be graduates of a BC secondary school or an equivalent school system.
Cost

Cost shown is for two semesters and includes fees.
Scholarships
DescriptionThe greenhouse and nursery sector of horticulture in BC has consistently provided rewarding employment opportunities. There is always demand for knowledgeable and skilled individuals who enjoy working with people and plants. Job opportunities exist in BC and indeed, worldwide. This diploma specialization provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work successfully in the greenhouse production of vegetables, flower crops, and field and container production of ornamental plants.

Graduates may be employed as assistant growers or growers in wholesale and retail nurseries, commercial greenhouse operations, garden centres, or as technical representatives in supply companies. Research and sales also compliment these diverse career choices.
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