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Associate Diploma in Environmental Management

Are you interested in environmental issues and their solutions? Choose the Associate Diploma in Environmental Management to build technical and practical skills needed for a career in conservation and natural resource management, municipal, industrial, and/or agricultural applications. Students complete a variety of applied, practical projects and assignments to develop their industry knowledge.

Program Features

  • Gain a strong understanding of environmental protection and management
  • Students taking the Sewage and Waste Water course experience their lab components at the wastewater treatment facility in Ridgetown
  • Become eligible to write:
    • the Ministry of Environment Operator in Training (OIT) Certifications in water treatment, water distribution, waste water treatment, and waste water collection
    • the exam for Certified Technician designation through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)
    • entry level for Drinking Water Operators exam (with preparation during the semester 4 elective Entry-Level Drinking Water Operations course)
  • On-campus anaerobic digester demonstration and research facilities

Come check this program out at Applicant Information Days on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 or Red Carpet Day on Wednesday, November 28, 2018


To discuss this program in more detail, please contact:

Alison McMahon
Alison McMahon, Campus Recruitment Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63256 rcampus@uoguelph.ca
Simon Lachance
Simon Lachance, Academic Program Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63633 slachanc@uoguelph.ca


Samantha Reid
Samantha, what attracted you to study Environmental Management at Ridgetown?

"I really liked the diversity of the academic program when I researched it. I came to an open house at Ridgetown Campus for future students to explore the campus. I felt really good about that experience, and I knew Ridgetown Campus was the right place for me to study!"

Samantha Reid, Stirling, ON
Graduate (2018), Associate Diploma in Environmental Management

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