|Study location||Canada, New Brunswick, Sackville|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, University|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$22,427 per year
The fees shown here are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition (CA$20,210), international student basic medical coverage and student fees.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$350 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$50) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
Note: You may be considered for early admission based on your final grade 11 courses. A minimum admissions average of 80% is required for consideration. Visit to learn the country-specific academic requirements.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
Students with the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 may be invited to join the English Academic Bridging program (EAB). Students accepted to the EAB program will join Mount Allison as full-time students, enrolling in three academic courses while taking two English EAB classes per term.
Upon successful completion of the program (duration of one to two academic terms), students may transition to full, unconditional admission at Mount Allison. For more information, visit mta.ca/eab.
Environmental studies helps you develop an understanding of the complex environmental challenges facing the world.
It is designed for students interested in the human dimensions of environmental change and problem-solving through environmental management, planning, and policy.
The aim of the environmental studies program at Mount Allison is to equip you with the kind of integrative and analytical thinking that will help you effectively contribute to environmental leadership and decision-making. Courses cover such topics as environmental policy, natural resources management, and environmental ethics.
In upper years, environmental studies students choose complimentary courses from the following four optional streams:
- Environment and society – includes natural resources management, environment and development, gender, race, and environmental justice, with courses in anthropology and sociology
- Environmental policy and economics – includes geography of economic activity, the developing world, transportation, international environmental affairs, with courses in economics, international relations, and political science
- Environmental history and philosophy – includes courses in history, philosophy, and religious studies
- Ecology and environment – includes courses in environmental science, and biology
Popular career paths for environmental science graduates include:
- urban planner
- environmental journalist
- outdoor recreation manager
- ecotourism developer/planner
- conservation education co-ordinator
- recycling/waste management specialist
- wetlands conservation manager
- environmental activist/educator
- community developer
- environmental lawyer
- environmental policy analyst