Algonquin College

Horticultural Industries

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design (Ottawa)
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program delivered in a compressed format over 16 months incorporates key aspects of the evolving horticultural industries including sustainable urban agriculture, green roof and living wall technology, nursery production and management and urban and rural landscape design, installation and maintenance. This program prepares students to challenge sections of or an entire Landscape Industry Certification Designation at the technician level as provided by the Landscape Ontario - Ottawa Chapter, depending on students` interests and competencies.

This program includes one mandatory cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term(s). Qualified students who meet minimum program progression requirements will be required to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry.
URL:Horticultural Industries at Algonquin College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,504
International: $15,030

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books, software, personal safety equipment and other supplies cost approximately $1,600 for the full program.
Careers:AgrologistsHorticulturistsNursery and Greenhouse Workers

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).

* 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 24, 2016