Environmental Management Major

Environmental Management (EM)

Admission Requirements

Help Protect Our Environment

 Drive Positive Environmental Impact

This program combines the applied aspects of environmental science and technology with extensive business training. Become a leader in environmental maintenance, remediation and regulation, and protecting our environment through corporate responsibility.

 Combine Your Interests

Love science and business? You don’t need to choose! The major in Environmental Management focuses on both.

 Access Experiential Learning Opportunities

Students can incorporate a variety of field trips, co-op and independent research projects into your program to gain hands-on, practical training and expand your knowledge.

What Can You Do with a Degree in Environmental Management?

Do you want a career where you can make a real difference?

In the Environmental Management program, you'll gain the knowledge you'll need to play a significant role in protecting the environment. The program combines the applied aspects of environmental science and technology with extensive business training focused on leadership in environmental maintenance, remediation and regulation.

Here are just a few careers our EM program graduates have successfully pursued:

  • Sustainability officer
  • Environmental protection officer
  • Environmental policy analyst
  • Environmental consultant
  • Restoration ecologist
  • Environmental surveyor
  • GIS technician

Interested in learning more? Attend a Program Information Webinar on U of G's environment programs.

Why Environmental Management?

Can businesses positively interact with and protect the environment? Through our Environmental Management degree, you will gain unique skills and experiences to help make crucial leadership and management decisions for the environment. This major focuses on providing up-to-date knowledge of environmental issues through studying and problem-solving real-world issues. You can also specialize in areas that interest you most through a variety of course options.

Students in the Environmental Management EM program may also be interested in studying Environment and Resource Management, Environmental Economics and Policy, Environmental Sciences, or other majors.

EM Course Calendar

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Our Environmental Management co-op is a five-year program, with four co-op 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.

EM Co-op Calendar

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Finding out that the environmental management program at U of G enables me to improve corporate sustainability made me feel like I had found my career niche.

Annia Lewis, Undergraduate Student
Environmental Management
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