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Environmental Technology

Available: Fall

Program Description

Contribute to the future. Build a career where urban and human needs intersect with respect for the earth's resources. You could become a leader in an industry that's shaping our world.

As a student in the Environmental Technology program, you'll be technically skilled and able to constructively work within traditional engineering industries. You'll also possess leadership attributes and knowledge that will make a difference. Your studies will focus on environmental technology, water resources and applied sciences, engineering and problem-solving abilities, and public and communications skills.

In your final two semesters, you'll benefit from advanced computer modelling, water management and analytical courses. Upon graduation, you'll have the skills, understanding and ability to succeed within the environmental sector. This program is your key to a rewarding career in this exciting and fast-growing industry.

Pathways exist to other programs such as Project Management – Environmental among others.

Campus

Duration

6 Semesters (3 Years)

Credential Awarded

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Your Career

If you're passionate about the environment, our Environmental Technology (EMT) program could have you working in a variety of rewarding roles in just six semesters. Your career could include employment with environmental, engineering, planning consulting firms, government agencies, private contractors, municipalities, utilities and telecommunication firms. Your work will involve environmental assessment investigations, environmental sampling, data collection and monitoring, mapping, data management, computer modelling, watershed planning, land development, construction monitoring, supervision and inspection, surveying, and municipal and transportation planning and engineering design. Earn your Environmental Technology advanced diploma and pursue a career as a designer, supervisor, project manager, co-ordinator, water resources modeller or inspector on construction projects, subdivisions and environmental protection and enhancement initiatives.

Work-Integrated Learning - Optional

Optional Co-op

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters.  In programs with limited co-op opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility.  Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Related Careers

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: MCR3(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Note

  • Students who do not meet these requirements may be given an alternate offer for the Applied Science and Technology Fundamentals certificate program.

Program Costs

2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Tuition – Domestic

$3,923

Tuition – International

$14,410

Book & Supply Costs

$800


Please note: All costs are approximate, may vary by campus and are subject to change at any time without notice. Parking, locker and some mandatory incidental fees are among the charges not included in the figures above.

Program Details

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

Admissions

Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisors for assistance.

Domestic
Carsten Wuertz 416.491.5050 ext. 22803 Carsten.Wuertz@senecacollege.ca
International

Student Recruitment

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Student Recruitment
Additional Contacts

Program Coordinator

Mahipal Jadeja 416.491.5050 ext. 26380 Mahipal.Jadeja@senecacollege.ca

Program Chair

Ken Ellis 416.491.5050 ext. 22250 Ken.Ellis@senecacollege.ca

Why Choose Seneca?

Passionate, expert faculty from a range of professions


Real-world learning experiences through paid and non-paid work opportunities


Curriculums developed in collaboration with industry advisory committees


A variety of credentials offered from certificates, diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates


Opportunities to pathway to higher level credentials at Seneca and other universities in our transfer partnership network