Undergraduate programs

Agricultural Business

BSc (Agriculture)

Prepare for an exciting and growing industry both here and around the world. In the BSc (Agriculture) in Agricultural Business, science and management practices converge to solve problems and capture opportunities. In four years, you will attain an applied education with a science foundation and leading business management skills.
For more information, contact the program advisor Diane Dunlop.

See the syllabus for the B.Sc.(Agr.) Agricultural Business in the academic calendar.

Agricultural Economics

BSc (Agriculture)

Learn professional decision-making skills and apply them to real-world problems. Building on a foundation of core classes, you will deepen your expertise in specific fields of study such as production, market, trade, policy, resource and environmental economics.
For more information contact the program advisor Diane Dunlop.

See the syllabus for the B.Sc.(Agr.) Agricultural Economics in the academic calendar.

International Food Business


This exciting honours degree offers a year of international study and two work terms: one in North America and one in Europe. Years one and three are offered at Dal's Faculty of Agriculture at the Agricultural Campus in Truro, NS, with year two offered in The Netherlands. Students complete year four at their home university.
For more information contact Heather-Anne Grant.

Small Business Management


Our Small Business Management program provides you with the business know-how you need to advance in your career as an entrepreneur, a manager, and a business owner. With your Bachelor of Technology degree, the possibilities are limitless.
For more information contact Iona Green.

Diploma in Technology Business Management

The two-year Diploma in Technology Business Management allows you to specialize in one of two areas:  dairy farming or agriculture. You will receive a well-rounded business education with a focus on the specialty you choose so you’ll have mobility and flexibility in your career.
For more information contact the program advisor Iona Green.


Certificate in Sustainable Development

This certificate program is designed for senior undergraduate university students or graduate students who are interested in the research and practices in sustainable development. Building on the context of industrialization and globalization, as well as its related environmental and social problems, this program particularly focuses on viable business strategies, community development, and economic development policies at national and regional levels. 

Graduate program

Master of Science

A diverse department providing opportunities to take courses in a broad range of disciplines including psychology, sociology, English, history, business and economics. Consider how culture, politics and literature influence and inform rural life and economy.  Participate in projects that promote the well-being of rural citizens and the viability of the food industry in Canada.

Have questions?

Contact the Agricultural Campus Registry Office for admissions information or get in touch with one of our Academic Advisors to learn more about our programs.