School of Environmental Studies and Biotechnology

Environmental Geomatics

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Enhance your training and employability with this specialized geomatics program.


This is the first program of its kind in Ontario. Learn applied geomatics, geographic information systems (GIS), geo-spatial statistics, and resource management. The environmental sector is growing - learn hands-on in the field, in the lab and through work placement to prepare for this in-demand career field. 

Your Future Career

  • Agriculture, mining, forestry, fisheries sectors
  • Water management
  • Geology
  • Environmental research
  • Land use planning
  • Retail space mapping 

What You Learn

  • Applied geomatics
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Geo-spatial statistics 
  • Environmental resource management 

Ontario College Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

Ontario College Graduate Certificate 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Environmental Management – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?

Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139