About this Program
- 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.
- 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.
Admissions and Availability
Future Study Options
Qualified graduates may be able to apply some academic credits towards further study.
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