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Environmental Governance Major

Environmental Governance (EGOV)

Admission Requirements

Create Change at the Leading Edge of Sustainability

 Build Collaborative Partnerships

Address the environmental challenges of our time through creative partnerships between governments, communities and businesses.

 Deep Dive into Environmental Issues

Understand the geographical, political and economic factors that shape environmental issues and learn how to manage and identify these issues across various sectors.

 A Degree that Makes a Difference

Enter the workforce ready to participate effectively as an environmental professional, whether in the public service, not-for-profit or business.

Why Environmental Governance?

Be at the leading edge of the shift towards environmental governance, in which governments, community organizations and businesses work collaboratively to address pressing environmental issues like climate change, sea level rise and invasive species.

The skills you acquire throughout the Environmental Governance program will give you a solid foundation in the processes and mechanisms of environmental governance in order to effect positive environmental change in Canada and around the world.

Students in the Environmental Governance EGOV program may also be interested in studying Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, International Development Studies, Geography, Environmental Biology, Political Science, Environmental Management, or other majors.

EGOV Course Calendar

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

The Co-op program in Environmental Governance is a five-year program including four work terms, providing opportunities to work with a wide variety of employers. Co-op is designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students' job search skills, work performance and networking abilities and boosting resume experience.

EGOV Co-op Calendar

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