School of Environmental Studies and Biotechnology

Environmental Management

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Advance your education with this specialized environmental training, designed to complement your previous training and improve your employability skills.


This Graduate Certificate program is hands-on, with a large portion of the training happening in the field – the living lab. Join this trending career field and help manage a changing planet.

This program has a 7-week volunteer work placement opportunity!

Your Future Career

  • Public/Private environmental compliance sector
  • Water/Waste water treatment industry
  • Private environmental or engineering company
  • Ministry of Environment
  • Forestry industry
  • Mining industry

What You Learn

  • Field sampling techniques
  • Drinking water certification
  • GPS/GIS training
  • Resource management
  • Environmental auditing and analysis
  • Applied geomatics
  • Risk assessment
  • Environmental technology

Graduate from a related 2 year technician diploma or a 3 year technology diploma program with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Or Graduate from a related University program, e.g. Bachelor or Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Environmental Geography, Environmental Biology, Chemistry, Biology, or related degree program from an International University, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Semester 1

GEO 100 Applied Geomatics 1
ENV 215 Environmental Technology
ENV 255 Environmental Analysis I
ENV 350 Environmental Career Success
ENV 343 Environmental Law II
ENV 225 Field Camp
ENV 245 Project Planning and Management

Semester 2

GEO 120 Applied Geomatics II
ENV 256 Environmental Analysis II
ENV 257 Environmental Auditing, Impact and Risk Assessment
ENV 258 Environmental Management Systems, Standards, Practices and Aspects
ENV 259 Environmental Resource Management
ENV 265 Work Placement
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 3786.44 $1055 - $350 $5191.44

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

Online Campus Shop

Ontario College Graduate Certificate along with WHMIS, MOECC - Entry Level Drinking Water Certificate as well an the opportunity to acquire Greencheck Certification and the Operator in Training exam.

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.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines