Lakeland College - Diploma

Lakeland College is a post-secondary education institution from Vermilion, Alberta in Canada. Lakeland offers diverse programming from environmental sciences to power engineering, early learning and child care to business, interior design to esthetics, and fire & emergency services to university transfer that are independently accredited by various awarding bodies.

  • Average Tuition CAD 36,430
  • Acceptance Rate 55%
  • International Students 39%
  • Scholarships YES
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 15:1

School Description

Founded in 1913 as the Vermillion School of Agriculture, Lakeland College began as Alberta's first agricultural school. Initially, it only admitted males students when it first opened its doors October that same year, but it later accepted female students in March the next year. The institution changed its name to Vermilion Agricultural & Vocational College in 1963 and Vermilion College in 1970 before it finally became Lakeland College in 1961.

 

Over the years, the institution has grown in enrollment and expanded its offerings.Lakeland College is home to nearly 2,000 students enrolled in a variety of bachelor's degree programs in disciplines such as agricultural sciences, business, energy and petroleum technology, environmental sciences, heavy oil and power engineering, esthetician, health care aide, early learning and child care, educational assistant, and interior design among others. About 25% of Lakeland College live in on-campus residence at Vermilion, keeping the classrooms and other facilities just within easy reach of the students.

Diploma Programs

  • Accounting Technician

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • Administrative Professional

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Agribusiness

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding, cultivation, and production of agricultural plants, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural plant products. Includes instruction in the plant sciences, crop cultivation and production, and agricultural and food products processing.

  • Agriculture

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on agriculture and related sciences and that prepare individuals to apply specific knowledge, methods, and techniques to the management and performance of agricultural operations.

  • Animal Health Technology

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla, with reference to their molecular and cellular systems, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Includes instruction in molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla.

  • Animal Science Technology

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla, with reference to their molecular and cellular systems, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Includes instruction in molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla.

  • Crop Technology

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding, cultivation, and production of agricultural plants, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural plant products. Includes instruction in the plant sciences, crop cultivation and production, and agricultural and food products processing.

  • Environmental Studies

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • General Business Major

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Health Science

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • Interior Design Technology

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • Marketing

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • Real Estate Development

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to create and redevelop housing, offices, retail centers, and industrial sites. Includes instruction in architectural design and construction, historic preservation, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, business, real estate and land use law, public policy, and engineering.

  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

  • Veterinary Medical Assistant

    CAD 36,430 Tuition Fee

    An integrated program of study in one or more of the veterinary medical or clinical sciences or a program undifferentiated as to title.

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    95% of Lakeland College graduates are employed.

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