Environmental Land Management – Canadian Context

September 2022

Accepting Applications
Ontario College Graduate Certificate ( 4 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 01, 2022
Offered at:
Frost Campus
Program code:
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
$2,933.25 per semester*
$9,088.99 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below

Contribute to healthy, inclusive, and sustainable communities through environmental land management and planning. This is the only post-grad program of its kind in Ontario.


Our graduate certificate will turn your passion for creating more liveable, sustainable communities into a career in Canada’s environmental sector.

Throughout this intense program you will gain:

  • Expertise in supporting the planning development of lands according to municipal, provincial and federal legislation and industry standards/procedures
  • Practical experience in conducting environmental assessments and environmental impact studies
  • Knowledge of industry standards for collection and analysis of water and soil samples in the field to aid in the study and modelling of environmental problems
  • The ability to present spatial information using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications
  • Project management skills as well as negotiation, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills to achieve goals within land use development projects and associated plans

This high demand skill set will prepare graduates for a wide variety of settings in the public, private or non-profit sectors. This program is specifically designed to support students transitioning into the Canadian environment.

Work Experience

You will complete a comprehensive applied project in the final semester, which is intended to meet all current and relevant legislations and standards.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have the skills to work in the planning and development industry within Ontario and beyond in roles of assistant or junior planner positions in career areas such as:

  • Municipal land use planning
  • Urban planning
  • Urban planning
  • Parks and recreation planning
  • Transit planning
  • Environmental planning
  • Management consultancy

*Note that students will not be awarded Registered Professional Planner (RPP) or Certified Planning Technician (CPT) designations through this Fleming College program.

Indigenous Perspectives Designation

The Indigenous Perspectives Designation (IPD) is an option available to students studying in the Community and Justice Services program. To qualify for the IPD, students must take and successfully complete GNED49 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies and GNED128 - Indigenous Knowledges, along with a minimum of four approved co-curricular Indigenous events or experiences that will be incorporated into the final portfolio assignment in GNED128. The student’s transcript will indicate the IPD designation. Upon graduation, students with an IPD will have a strong foundational basis in Indigenous Studies, and a designation that will be marketable in the employment sector.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • A University degree or College diploma in a related field such as biology, ecology, geography, geoscience, engineering, or a related discipline.
  • English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or TOEFL 90

Tuition and Fees Detail

Tuition and ancillary fees are subject to change without notice. The fees presented below reflect Fall start programs only for the current academic year. For details about the fee differences for other program start dates please refer to the below.

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