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.

The Bachelor of Environmental Practice at Royal Roads University goes beyond the basics to build the skills, knowledge and next-level insight that you need to have a successful environmental career. 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 skill set 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

Course Delivery

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.

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.

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

Apply Today

The next intake starts September 9, 2019.

The Application deadline is August 9, 2019. Apply today through the Royal Roads University website: