What will I learn?

Integrated pest management plays a key role in today's agriculture. This certificate is comprised of 15 credits (5 three-credit courses) and is designed to help producers and agri-service personnel to identify and assess pests in the field. The program focuses on environmentally conscious management strategies based on pest lifecycle and ecology.

Topics include:

  • Pest biology and identification
  • Fundamentals of pest management
  • Introduction to soils and soil fertility
  • Field techniques in pest management


The Integrated Pest Management Essentials certificate prepares you for entry-level pest scout positions in government agencies, pest control companies, or agricultural services companies.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (2 semesters)

Tuition fees
Tuition fee per credit CAN $147.94; Ancillary fee per credit CAN $14.79

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020, January 2021


Chilliwack Campus

45190 Caen Avenue,


British Columbia (BC),

V2R 0N3, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have completed the equivalent of Canadian Grade 12 (Form Six or five O-levels plus at least two A-levels) and specific program entrance requirements for admission into any career, technical, or academic program.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS (Academic) - score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum band score of 6.0
  • TOEFL - score of 88 or higher (iBT) with no section below 20
  • CAEL - score of 70
  • PTE - score of 61 with 60 in writing
  • MELAB - score of 85

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About this uni

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) offers over 100 study programs in over 30 subject areas, ranging from accounting to graphic design.

  • UFV is nationally recognized for its outstanding reputation
  • Provides over 75 study abroad destinations
  • Main campus has free shuttle bus services for students
  • UFV students get the opportunity to work with major employers