About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year

Program Highlights

  • Program is nationally accredited by ECO Canada for excellence in curriculum in compliance with the Canadian National Occupational Standards (NOS) and the first of its kind in Canada.
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus boasts 46 hectares (113 acres) which include ecological “living labs” acting as environmental monitoring facilities.
  • The School of Horticultural and Environmental Studies offers this program with a faculty team having a combined total of over 60 years of environmental experience.
  • Industry internships / projects provide practical experience (1 day per week for 12 weeks).
  • Graduates with relevant experience can seek EP (Environmental Professional) certification through ECO Canada.
  • Specialized environmental skills are a major growth area for career opportunities.

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate greening/carbon management
  • Development of environmental management systems
  • Environmental assessment and risk management
  • Waste management
  • Environmental site assessment
  • Environmental compliance
  • Integrated environmental management
  • Pollution prevention and control

The practical experience gained in the program gave me a firm knowledge base from which to start my career. Years after graduation, course notes and texts are still a valuable information tool in my workplace.

Kylie McIntyre, Environmental Management and Assessment graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#0234 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Closed
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Waitlisted (What's this?)
January 2017Open
May 2017Not Available

Future Study Options

Qualified graduates may be able to apply some academic credits towards further study.

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