School of Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences

Our School is different. Our focus is the environment, so you won't spend much time in a lecture hall.

It's active, outdoor, hands-on learning, with field camps and projects that will challenge you to put your new skills into practice. Most programs offer work placements, and some offer paid co-ops, internships, or international experiences. Our small class sizes are taught by renowned faculty who are committed to your success.

More of our grads are working in the environmental and natural resources fields than any other college in Canada. Our school is different – are you?

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Fast Facts:

  • over 20,000 alumni
  • 1,700 + full-time students
  • 25+ programs
  • approximately $500,000 in contract training and continuing education activity per year
  • $10.1 million in applied research funding for the Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment as of 2013
  • 150 acres (60.7 hectares) campus property

New Advanced Water Systems Operation and Management Co-op

Starting September 2014
This new, post-graduate program provides training for employment with municipalities in water treatment, water distribution, and wastewater treatment. There are also career opportunities in water-use industries, or working for environmental monitoring agencies. This intensive 37-week program includes a 12-week paid co-op.

Common First Semester

Students in most of our two-year (4 semester) diploma programs take the same courses during their first semester. This gives you an integrated base of knowledge, technical and field skills, plus freedom to explore the many program and career opportunities in the environmental and natural resources sector.

Double the Power of Your Diploma

Most of our two-year diploma programs offer the option to obtain a dual diploma. When you complete semester 4 of your Technician Diploma program, you can obtain another Technician Diploma with just 2 more semesters:

  • Save $ while you increase your value in the work world
  • Add another specialization to your skill set
  • Graduate with 2 diplomas in just 3 years

Customized Training

For information on customized training in environmental and natural resource sciences, contact:

Joy Cyr
Continuing Education & Customized Training
TEL: 705-324-9144 ext. 3310

Frost Loggersports Team

Did you know that we are one of only three schools in Ontario with competitive men's and women's Loggersports teams? Find out more about these lumberjack competitions featuring our top notch athletes.


New Post-Graduate program starting October 2014.


Applied and Community-Based Research

New Post-Graduate program starting January 2015.

Applied and Community-Based Research Program

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