McGill University

Agro-Environmental Sciences: Professional Agrology

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Field of Study:Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Description:This specialization is required for students who wish to qualify for membership in the Ordre des agronomes du Québec (OAQ). It cannot be taken alone; it must be taken with the Major Agro-Environmental Sciences and a second specialization in Animal Production, Ecological Agriculture, Plant Production, or Soil and Water, or with the Major Agricultural Economics and the Agri-business specialization.

Note: Most students will require 21 credits to complete this specialization. In consultation with the Academic Adviser, students taking the Agri-business Specialization will need to take an additional 3 credits, chosen in consultation with the Academic Adviser, such that they meet the minimum requirements of the OAQ. The credits within this specialization may not count towards the student's major or other specialization. All of the 21 or 24 credits count only for this specialization.
URL:Agro-Environmental Sciences: Professional Agrology at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,044
National: $9,220
International: $21,367

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Physics 

A DEC in an appropriate Science program, and the following prerequisites: Biology - NYA (OOUK), Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB (OOUN, OOUP), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT) are required.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* 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 June 28, 2018