Environmental Geomatics

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Train hands-on in the field and lab


Upcoming Intake: Fall 2024, College Drive - North Bay

Enhance your training and employability with this specialized geomatics program. Learn applied geomatics technologies and methods including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data visualization techniques, spatial modelling, and remote sensing and image analysis (from drones, aircraft, and satellites). Geomatics technologies are used to solve real-world challenges in numerous sectors including forestry, environmental, public health, agriculture, mining and more. Gain the skills you need to succeed in this in-demand career field.

Your Future Career

  • Federal, provincial, municipal government
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Research institutes
  • Surveying companies
  • Environmental and engineering companies
  • Land-use planning

What You Learn

  • Applied geomatics
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Data management and spatial statistics
  • Remote sensing and image analysis
  • Spatial data analysis and GIS programming
  • Web GIS applications

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree or equivalent

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Semester 1

GEO101 Introduction to Geomatics
GEO104 Fundamentals of GIS
GEO107 Database Management and Spatial Statistics
GEO111 Introduction to Remote Sensing
GEO115 Programming in GIS

Semester 2

GEO200 Geomatics Project
GEO205 GIS Applications
GEO210 Spatial Data Analysis in GIS
GEO215 Remote Sensing II - Image Analysis
GEO220 Web GIS

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3615.3 $1362.5 - - $4977.8

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $20066.66 $1942.5 - - $22009.16


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Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

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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There are many options available to students who already have some postsecondary education.

Whether you are looking to study at Canadore from another school,  continue your education at Canadore, or looking to pursue further education elsewhere, we can help find the right path for you!

Whether you want to Transfer TO Canadore, Transfer WITHIN Canadore, or prepare to Transfer FROM Canadore, we've got you covered!

Learn more about Credit Transfer and Pathway opportunities here.