Niitsitapi Agriculture Certificate (NACP)

The Niitsitapi Agriculture Certificate is a 1 year program that consists of 10 courses (30 credits) in Agricultural Production and Agricultural Business Management.

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Program Details

Certificate graduates, who achieve a minimum GPA of 2.5 and meet the admission criteria, have the opportunity to transfer into the Olds College second year diploma program.

1 Year
Main Campus
semester start dates
Fall Semester
Application Deadline
Open until seats are full

Admission Requirements

Completed Application

Students Must Complete a Red Crow Community College Online Application (found on website).

English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2

Grade average of 60% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2

Math 20-1 or 20-2

Grade average of 60% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2

Science Course Grade Average

Grade average of 60% or better in two of the following Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Science 20 or one 30 level science

Proof of enrollment

Proof of enrollment and any available midterm marks. Final marks must be submitted within one month following the completion of the course(s).

First Year

Funding may be available

First Year

Year Two

Will enable them to apply for admission into the second year of the Olds College Agricultural Management Diploma program to complete their diploma.

Year Two


All the courses for this program.
AMT 1035

Agricultural Business Management Principles

3 Credits

AMT 1040

Survey of Agribusiness

3 Credits

AMT 1335

Agribusiness Accounting

3 Credits

LVS 1370

Principles of Animal Agriculture

3 Credits

AGN 1240

Principles of Crop Production

3 Credits

AMT 1360

Agribusiness Technology Applications

3 Credits


Marketing Principles

3 Credits

COM 1020

Workplace Communication

3 Credits

MEC 1050

Machinery and Technology

3 Credits

AGN 1540

Introductory Pest Management (elective)

3 Credits

LVS 2370

Livestock Nutrition

3 Credits

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Funding Available

Apply for Funding

After applying to the program online, a Student Funding Advisor will contact the applicant.  Note: Continuing students must apply for funding every academic year.

· Main Campus: Campbell Eagle Child – campbell.eaglechild@mikaisto.com
(403) 737-2400 ext. 4356

· Satellite Campus: Rene White Quills – rene.whitequills@mikaisto.com
(403) 327-6984 ext. 1767

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to our most commonly asked questions. If you don't see your answer please contact:

How long is the NACP program?

One year

When is the NACP Application deadline?

Applications will stay open as long as seats are available!

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