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Environmental Management Certificate Program

This program provides a solid understanding of environmental management using engineering principles combined with environmental and human health hazard considerations. The program has been designed mainly for the part-time learner who is currently employed in the field. The program places a special emphasis on practical applications of internationally recognized environmental standards. Program emphasis is on critical thinking, problem assessment and problem solving consistent with work place application of environmental management.

Certificate Requirements

This program consists of six courses - four required courses and two electives. There is a student evaluation at the end of each course.

Admission Requirements

The program is intended for individuals having a strong background in science/engineering with interest in environmental management. Applicants for the program should normally have a bachelor of engineering, science or planning degree or a technologists/technicians certificate with 3-5 years of related experience. Individuals who have a high school diploma and at least five years of related experience may be admitted to the program.

Admission with Advanced Standing

An exemption of up to two courses may be granted to participants who have successfully completed equivalent training from another institution within the last five years. Those seeking an exemption must apply in writing to the Program Director and provide details of the training and mark achieved.


With courses being offered over three terms yearly, from mid-September to the end of June, the program may be completed within two years. A maximum of four years is allowed to complete the program.

Required Courses

Electives (choose two):

Certificate Program Application

To apply to this certificate program, please use our online application form.