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Environmental Technology (Co-op)

Tuition fee CA$17,438 per year

The displayed fee is for the 2022-2023 academic year and is subject to change. The fee covers two semesters and includes tuition (CA$14,150), health insurance, and other ancillary charges.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Turn your passion for the environment into a career! 12 months of paid work experience. A blend of hands-on experience plus theory. MECP water curriculum included.

In this program, students gain advanced skills in the use of environmental sampling, monitoring and testing equipment; data analysis; and information technology tools. They become familiar with applying the principles of ecosystem-based management for sustainability and develop the ability to manage environmental projects from planning through to implementation and maintenance. Through applied knowledge of health, safety and environmental requirements, students contribute to risk assessment and environmental systems management. Students are provided an opportunity to apply their skills through partnerships in the community and stresses the need for designing and implementing systems to prevent, control and clean-up environmental contamination.

Co-op Work Terms

This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.

Program structure

The following reflects the planned progression for full-time offerings of the program.

Fall Intake

  • Sem 1: Fall
  • Sem 2: Winter
  • Work Term 1: Summer
  • Sem 3: Fall
  • Sem 4: Winter
  • Work Term 2: Summer
  • Work Term 3: Fall
  • Sem 5: Winter
  • Sem 6: Summer

Career opportunities

The field of environmental technology is diverse and rapidly evolving to meet increasingly stringent regulatory requirements. Given the diversity in program skills and knowledge, a number of career options can be pursued upon graduation.

Traditionally, graduates have found employment in the environmental field working for small and large corporations. Potential employers include environmental consulting firms, government agencies (municipal, provincial, federal), and environmental services departments in a variety of organizations.​

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024