Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Food Technology and Processing
Description: This program examines the scientific and economic relationships that influence in the food industry. Courses range from food chemistry and microbiology to agricultural economics and management courses, giving you the business skills and scientific understanding needed for a career in the food and grocery sectors.

Our BSc in Agricultural/Food Business Management degree allows you to study food science and business simultaneously, setting you up for a variety of careers in the agri-food sector. This program is offered jointly by the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences and the Alberta School of Business. You can participate in the Alberta School of Business Co-op Program as part of this degree.

URL: Food Business Management at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Admission Requirements


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

  • Grade12 Biology
  • Grade12 Chemistry
  • Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Pure Mathematics

Additional Admission Requirements:

    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Preprofessional study may completed in the BSc in Agriculture program, other Faculty or program, or other postsecondary institution. Required: A minimum of ★24 (★ = units of course weight) transferable to the program. Recommended First Year Courses: BIOL 107 or BIOL 108 (★3), CHEM 101 and CHEM 261 (★6), ECON 101 and 102 (★6), ENGL (Two of 121, 122, 123, 124, 125 recommended) (★6), MATH 113 or 114 (★3), NU FS 100 (★3), STAT 151 (★3). Admission Selection: Competitive, based on ★24. For consideration, you need a minimum 2.3 Admission Grade Point Average.