Program Description

Your passion for sustainable solutions drew you to a career within the environmental sector. To realize the change you’d like to see, you need a balance of practical knowledge and real-world application. This approach is exercised throughout the Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice curriculum, and especially in the final phase of the program where you select to complete either a 75-hour practicum or major research paper. 

With this degree, you acquire more than a practical, workplace-ready environmental skillset grounded in critical thinking and theory – this program and the BSc in Environmental Practice are the only undergraduate degrees in Canada delivered in partnership with ECO Canada

Who It’s For

  • Individuals with 2+ years of post-secondary education seeking to complete their undergraduate degree or enter the environmental sector with a career-focused, second degree
  • Professionals in the environmental sector with 2+ years of post-secondary education seeking:
    • Environmental professional (EP) certification (this program fulfills the academic requirements)
    • Academic upgrading
    • Career development, including managerial qualifications

This online program is designed for individuals with a broad awareness of current and potential environmental issues; big-picture thinkers interested in developing their critical thinking ability and environmental knowledge while building a diverse network of peers to learn from and with. You’ll be studying with individuals interested in developing their skills for the environmental sector, including professional certification and managerial qualifications.

Common Foundations

 A 4-year degree option is also offered through common foundations for students typically entering from high school (or equivalent). Through challenge-based learning, you'll receive an interdisciplinary foundation for the first two years of your undergraduate program. You'll be immersed in world issues while acquiring the key knowledge and skills essential for today's careers. Working in teams, you'll design sustainable solutions for local challenges while learning transferrable skills, such as leadership, communication, critical thinking and collaboration. Visit the common foundations page to learn more about challenge-based learning in the first two years of this program. The last 2 years of your program will be delivered entirely online.