6 Semesters (3 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Advanced Diploma

This program is unavailable for the September 2021 start date.

About the Program

This three-year Seneca and York University dual credential program will prepare you for a career where urban and human needs meet to share the earth’s resources. Your learning will focus on environmental technology, water resources and applied sciences. In your final two semesters, you will benefit from advanced computer modelling, water management and analytical courses. You will also develop problem-solving and communication skills needed to succeed in the environmental sector.

York University students who are currently attending their third year of Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science will be able to join Seneca in Fall and complete the three-year Environmental Technologist program in four semesters with a summer break. This program will provide you with a unique opportunity to earn an advanced college diploma and university honours degree in just five years.

Note: You can also pursue the exclusive three-year Environmental Technology Seneca Advanced Diploma program.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Environmental assessment investigation
  • Environmental sampling
  • Data collection and management
  • Mapping
  • Computer modelling
  • Watershed planning and management
  • Land development
  • Construction monitoring
  • Surveying
  • Geospatial data analysis and interpretation
  • Environmental planning

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Geospatial data analyst
  • Environmental education and awareness program co-ordinator
  • Environmental inspector
  • Watershed planner
  • Team lead for environmental sampling and monitoring teams
  • Urban and environmental planner
  • Hydrological and groundwater modelling