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  • Almost $10M for genomic research on Salmonella strains

    Dr Lawrence Goodridge, Dept. of Food Science, and Roger C. Levesque, IBIS, Université Laval, have been awarded $9.8M from Genome Canada and Genome Quebec to more accurately detect and trace salmonella outbreaks back to their point of origin.

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  • Welcome to the Macdonald Campus

    If you are you interested in hands-on learning focused on finding solutions to real-world problems in health and nutrition, the environment, bioproducts and bioprocessing, and engineering, our programs are just what you are looking for!

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  • Undergraduate Programs

    Macdonald offers a variety of undergraduate degrees, majors and specializations in food, health and nutrition, agricultural and environmental sciences, bioresource engineering, life sciences and agricultural economics.

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  • Freshman Program

    Coming from a school outside of Quebec? Our Freshman Program prepares you to meet the challenges of university.

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  • Grad Studies

    More than one-quarter of our students are graduate students, making the campus a hub for discussion and debate regarding issues of the environment, ecosystems, biosciences and bioproducts, food, food safety and security, nutrition and health.

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  • Field Studies

    Apply your studies to real life. The Field Study Program offers semesters in East Africa, Barbados and Panama. A 2-week field course in Sustainable Agriculture in Cuba is also available.

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  • Farm Management and Technology Program

    This three-year college-level academic and practical program is designed to promote career mobility in the agri-food sector, giving students the skills needed to operate and manage an agricultural enterprise.

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  • Internship Program

    Internships are a great way to "test-drive" a career and gain experience outside the classroom. A variety of opportunities are available.

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  • Continuing Professional Development

    CPD@MAC offers workshops geared towards professional development and skill upgrading in the fields of agriculture, food safety, nutrition, water resources management and environmental studies.

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