Lakeland College

With a variety of programs to choose from, Lakeland has beautifully designed Programs in Agricultural Science for which it has its own farms on campus for hands on experience. Also, it has Business programs which can be tailor made for you with specific course selections. The college also has a very prestigious program in Heavy Oil and Power Engineering which gets you a Certification in the very first year of your education.

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    Lakeland College Overview

    Situated on a small hillock in Lloydminster, Alberta, the college has great courses in Agricultural Science, Business, Environmental Science and Early Childcare. The college boasts a 95% Placement record and has been rated as a Very Lovable Experience by it's students. One of Lakeland's major advantages is the college farm where students have the opportunity to use their skills whether they are working in the small animal clinic, showing purebred cattle or making decisions about crops. It actually started out as an Agricultural school back in 1913 under the name of Vermilion School of Agriculture.

      Fast Facts:

    • Established: 1913
    • Students : 7000 with 2000 Permanent
    • 308 Acres with Farms and Animal Husbandry labs
    • International students also intern or work for their practicum in the International Department of the college.
    • Various internships available for International work experience before you complete your program.


    • Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)


    • Area 308 Acres

    Lakeland College Campus Life

    Lakeland College College Programs (Courses)

    Heavy Oil And Power Engineering Program - Lakeland College
    • Learn the best of both power engineering and heavy oil operations.
    • Helps you to expand your horizons beyond just the oil industry.
    • Hands On experience with practicum and Husky Power Engineering lab.
    • Complete a certification in the first year followed by your Diploma.
    • Move towards a career as a Power Engineer.
    Early Learning And Child Care - Lakeland College
    • Gets you prepared up to work with kids from Prep School to the twelfth Grade.
    • Get the chance to outline your own particular Play program for the children through practicum work.
    • Prepares you to configuration programs for yourself and knows how to actualize them effectively.
    Diploma In Child And Youth Care - Lakeland College
    • Learn how to support at risk youth and children to make positive life changes. Lakeland's CYC program teaches you to work with young people and their families.
    • Development of knowledge & skills of human development and strategies needed to support life transitions.
    • Lakeland gives an opportunity to experience 4 practicum placements in your 2 year program.
    Business Diploma Small Business And Entrepreneurship Major - Lakeland College
    • Through this program, you can convert your dream into reality of owning your own successful business.
    • Skills and learning from this program can be given something to do in a corporate setting, or anyplace a group pioneer is required.
    • This program provides a great background in business theory and also focuses on organizing, managing and decision-making skills that are essential for business success.
    Business Diploma Real Estate Appraisal And Assessment Major - Lakeland College
    • Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment grads from Lakeland College have been pursuing successful careers for over 3 decades.
    • Through the 2 years, you'll take courses that will prepare you to work in both urban and provincial settings in property charge evaluation, with a region, private industry, land, assess claim offices, contract loaning operations, and open or private assessing.
    • Your training will include assessment principles, computerized mass appraisal valuation of properties, farmland evaluation and property analysis.
    Business Diploma Marketing Major - Lakeland College
    • How something is marketed can be the difference between success and failure.
    • If you'd like to turn your creativity in a business direction, the business administration marketing major is for you.
    • You'll start with a solid foundation of business principles and skills in your first year. In second year, you'll specialize in all things marketing including consumer behaviour, global marketing, e-commerce and advertising.
    • Marketing professionals are in high demand in public and private organizations in areas as diverse as customer service to public relations.
    Business Diploma Business Administration Major - Lakeland College
    • If you're looking for a general business education covering a broad range of business skills, then this two-year diploma program majoring in general business is for you.
    • Your first year gives you all-round business knowledge and skills. In the second year of the general business major, you only have two required courses in micro and macroeconomics.
    • This adaptability enables you to tailor your courses to your vocation objectives.
    Business Diploma Accounting Major - Lakeland College
    • If your goal is to earn your living as an accountant, then the business administration: accounting major diploma is for you.
    • After building basic skills in your first year, you'll focus on developing your accounting skills and your knowledge of financial management and business law.
    • Your bookkeeping foundation is additionally valuable in the event that you need to move specifically into an administrative or entrepreneurial profession.
    Crop Technology - Lakeland College
    • Crop production and marketing is now a sophisticated industry that demands strong skills and knowledge of agronomy, grain production, precision farming, and agribusiness management.
    • As a member of the crop team of the Student-Managed Farm (SMF) - Powered by New Holland you will be responsible for cropping, harvesting and marketing decisions.
    • You'll be in a conventional classroom learning theory, but the SMF is your real world, hands-on classroom where you'll put theory into practice learning how to manage a profitable farm.
    Animal Science Technology - Lakeland College
    • You’ll be immersed on the livestock side of Lakeland’s Student-Managed Farm when you take animal science technology.
    • Your hands-on training in animal husbandry and livestock enterprise management will blend with knowledge you’ll acquire about food industry regulations and environmental issues.
    • When applying to Animal Science Technology you will have the alternative to pick one of our 3 majors; Beef, Dairy & Livestock.
    Animal Health Technology - Lakeland College
    • Lakeland College offers you real clinical experience, taught by veterinarian and animal health technician professionals.
    • As an animal health technologist, you'll combine your theoretical understanding of anatomy, physiology, animal behaviour and animal handling with your clinical lab skills such as collecting and analyzing samples for diagnosis.
    • College offers a Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) accredited facility and an Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) inspected facility for mixed animal practice.
    Agribusiness - Lakeland College
    • Lakeland’s advantage is that you choose a specialized stream of study—crops, livestock or marketing/communications—to focus your career goals and put you where you want to be.
    • Study basic business and agriculture through accounting, economics, agronomy, salesmanship and sales management, marketing, communications and organizational behaviour.
    • On the crops side, learn to use GPS to map fields. Be out in the student-managed farm fields to learn about soils, crops and fertilizers.