Set your career in the dairy industry in motion with Lakeland’s new animal science technology major.
 
Through our dairy science major you’ll learn specialized dairy management skills. You’ll study:
  • production
  • herd management
  • nutrition
  • farm management
  • sustainability
You’ll learn hands-on and through student-managed activities. Those activities range from practical herd management to implementing new technologies. Our Dairy Learning Centre will be central to many of your learning experiences. You’ll investigate current industry events and trends.
 
In your second year, you’ll be a member of the Student-Managed Farm (SMF) dairy unit. Or, you’ll do a student-led practicum.
 
Whatever your choice, you’ll understand multiple aspects of how to manage a dairy farm. The range goes from herd health to supervising employees to business financials.
 
You’ll graduate armed with knowledge and tools to return to the farm or to make your mark in another area of the dairy sector.
 
The dairy science major is one of 4 animal science technology majors.