Environmental Bachelor's degree (BEP Program) | ECO Canada

Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Practice

Transition into the environmental sector with an environmental degree.

Royal Roads Universdity

A bachelor's degree matters for most environmental jobs. In fact, 72% of job vacancies linked to Canada's green economy require a bachelor's degree.

Application deadline now extended until August 10, 2018!

Start your environmental career with the innovative online Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Practice (BEP) offered through the Canadian Centre for Environmental Education (CCEE), a partnership between Royal Roads University and ECO Canada.

Professionals who are seeking to complete their undergraduate degree or enter the environmental sector with a career-focused, second degree will gain practical, workplace-ready environmental skillset grounded in critical thinking and theory.

Choose the Bachelor of Environmental Practice program to:

  • Gain practical skills and knowledge including environmental management tools, sustainable development applications and environmental law.
  • Earn practical environmental experience by completing a 6-week internship or comprehensive research report.
  • Meet educational requirements for ECO Canada’s Environmental Professional (EP) Certification
  • Build management and leadership skills for the environmental sector.

About the Program

Choose between a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) depending on your goals and educational background.

The BSc is designed for process-driven individuals with a strong scientific background and are interested in environmental regulation, remediation, sustainable energy management and more.

The BA is designed for individuals with a broad awareness of current and potential environmental issues; big-picture thinkers interested in developing their critical thinking ability and environmental knowledge while building a diverse network of peers to learn from and with.

See the full program details to help you decide which one is right for you:

Core Courses

In order to complete your degree, you’ll select a Program Capstone: choose from either a 75-hour practicum or a major research paper with guidance from your instructor.

  • Introduction to Environmental Law
  • Sustainable Development: Ideas and Application
  • Ethics and Environment
  • Leadership and Management for Environmental Practitioners
  • Public Policy Formulation
  • Statistical Literacy and Critical thinking
  • Environmental Management Tools
  • Environmental Economics
  • Global Processes
  • Tools for Business Decision Making
  • Sustainable Development: Ideas and Application

Apply Today

The next intake starts September 10, 2018.

Application deadline extended until August 10, 2018. Apply today through the Royal Roads University website