Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Horticulture Technology - Sustainable Crop Production

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Horticulture
Field of Study:Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,264
International: $22,754

Cost shown is for two semesters and includes fees.

Careers:AgrologistsHorticulturistsNursery and Greenhouse Workers


The 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.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must be graduates of a BC secondary school or an equivalent school system.

    * 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 September 02, 2022