Choose a career path

Study options and career paths often go hand in hand: earning a certificate, diploma or degree can qualify you to enter a profession, so it makes sense to consider possible career paths when you are exploring university programs.

Check out the career options related to UFV's most popular areas of study.


UFV Agriculture grads work in nurseries, greenhouses, farms, golf courses, or agri-business companies. Find out more about agriculture careers.


UFV’s Arts programs give you a well-rounded education that can lead to a wide variety of career paths, including law, business, research, teaching, consulting, and more.


Aviation studies at UFV provide you with the flight and business training you need to become a professional pilot, a flight instructor, or an airport administrator.


With a business degree from UFV, you are equipped to find employment in local or international companies, or even to start your own business.


The growing use of technology is driving the need for more workers in software development, networking, web development, e-commerce, security, and information systems management.


Put your creativity to work: fine arts careers range from teaching to management to media and advertising, exhibition design, publishing and illustrating, or textile and clothing design.


Among all occupations, health careers present the top growth opportunity: for the next decade, the need for health workers will steadily rise as baby boomers enter retirement.


Hospitals, school boards, social services agencies, welfare organizations, correctional facilities, aboriginal band councils, community agencies, and private practices need trained professionals to replace increasing numbers of retiring staff.


The need for people trained in the sciences has never been greater in our world today. In fact, natural and applied science careers are one of the top three occupation groups predicted to experience the strongest growth in the coming decade.


Sign up for one of UFV’s Trades and Technology programs and in as little as ten months, you could embark on a fulfilling paid apprenticeship or launch your career in the field of your choice.

Don't see the program you want? Check the complete list of UFV programs.

Demand for trades workers is at an all-time high

A ManPower Group survey reports that for five of the last six years, the most difficult-to-fill employment shortages worldwide have been for skilled trades workers.

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A one-year post-degree certificate can make you stand out in the marketplace and position you for rapid career growth.

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