Part-time Ecosystem Management Technology – Advanced Standing (EPD)

School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences

September 2021

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma ( 6 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 07, 2021
Offered at:
Frost Campus
Program code:
EPD
Sem 1 Delivery:
Hybrid
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Tuition is unavailable at this time

September 2022

Availability: Apply in early October 2021
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma ( 6 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 06, 2022
Offered at:
Frost Campus
Program code:
EPD
Sem 1 Delivery:
Hybrid
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Tuition is unavailable at this time

A NEW part-time study option for recent university graduates. Gain specialized skills and knowledge and learn at a pace that works for you. Be a part of the solution - contribute to the health of ecosystems and minimize the negative impact we have on the environment.

Program Highlights:

Fleming's Part-time Ecosystem Management Technology – Advanced Standing program is unique in Ontario. It provides greater flexibility for recent graduates, allowing you to study on a part-time basis.

Are you an Environmental Studies, Biology or Science grad? You can apply for advanced standing entry to the final year (semester five) of the Ecosystem Management Technology program.

  • Gain practical field skills and applied experiences
  • Add an advanced diploma to your degree
  • Increase your confidence and marketability
  • Network with potential employers
  • Graduate job ready

Your experience will begin with a field camp in a remote wilderness setting, doing field research, as well as team-building exercises.

Throughout this program, your technical skills will grow, along with your project management and leadership skills. You will obtain valuable work experience through the Credit for Product student placement program, and you will also have the option to obtain certifications recognized and valued by employers.

WHY CHOOSE FLEMING

  • A part-time option for this program is unique in Ontario.
  • We offer small class sizes and provide state-of-the-art technology.
  • Dedicated, award-winning faculty provide a challenging and dynamic learning environment.

Meet Our Faculty

WORK EXPERIENCE

In the fall and winter semesters, you will work in a small team for an external agency during the Credit for Product student placement program. It’s a great opportunity to expand your network of employment contacts and gain valuable on-the-job experience.

You’ll work with community and resource agencies that are dedicated to long term ecosystem health and sustainability. Our partners in this placement program include agencies like the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, conservation authorities, provincial stewardship councils, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, local schools, community groups, and many more.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a Technician, you'll find work in careers such as:

  • Restoration/Conservation of Ecosystems
  • Habitat Assessment
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Ecological Research
  • Rural and Urban Planning
  • Environmental Protection

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

As an Ecosystem Management student you will be required to:

  • Participate in field activities, sometimes in remote areas, including walking several kilometres over rough terrain, carrying heavy gear, and working in all weather conditions such as rain, deep snow and extreme temperatures.
  • Participate in activities that require reading, interpreting and creating maps using Geographic Positioning Systems and Geographic Information System software, topographic paper maps and aerial photographs.
  • Identify landscape features, rocks, minerals, soil layers, flora and fauna, including microscopic plankton and invertebrates for the purposes of habitat assessment. Identification of these elements of the ecosystem will be based almost exclusively on live and/or preserved specimens, objects or samples, maps and photographs etc.

ADDITIONAL COSTS

Plan to spend about $475 over the course of your studies for the cost of books, supplies and field camp.

MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Students applying to Part-time Ecosystem Management Technology – Advanced Standing program must meet the following requirements:

  • B.Sc. (emphasis Biology) or B. Environmental Science/Geography, or an Ontario College Diploma in Environmental or Natural Sciences or equivalent
  • 1OSSD with majority of courses at College (C ) or Open (O) unless otherwise stated. Grade 12 C courses will be accepted where Gr 11 C course requirements are listed. Where College level courses are listed, U and M courses will be accepted.

TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS

Windows (ideal) or Mac computer. Information about hardware requirements can be found on the  ArcGIS Desktop system requirements page.

TUITION 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  Tuition Details chartbelow.

View complete tuition details

Transfer Agreements

You may be able to use credits obtained at Fleming College to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree. The articulation and credit transfer agreements with our partner institutions are summarized below.

Ontario Tech University

Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
  • Completion of the Ontario Tech Commerce Bridge.
Transfer Credit
  • 45 out of a 120 credit degree.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.
Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 18 credit diploma.
  • Note: No transfer credits awarded.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.

Seneca College

Requirement
  • Minimum 70% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 5th semester standing in an 8-semester program.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Seneca College website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

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