Program Information

School: Royal Roads University
Faculty: Environment & Sustainability
Degree: Bachelor; Online
Field of Study: Environmental Studies
Description: You are passionate about the applications of science and technology in the environmental sector, and implementing effective, flexible change that is necessary for our future. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice at Royal Roads University is a 30-60 credit program taught entirely online, that develops your practical skills for a dynamic environmental career. Developed in partnership with ECO Canada (Environmental Careers Organization of Canada), the curriculum aligns with established environmental career paths and fulfils the academic requirements for Environmental Professional (EP) certification according to National Occupational Standards. Upon graduation, you will be eligible for certification as an Environmental Professional in Training (EPt).

We offer both a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice as each program maintains a distinct industry emphasis, and therefore built-in degree focus tailored to your specific interests. Persistent and emerging environmental challenges need sustainable, science-based solutions; these concepts are integral to the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice program and its real-world interdisciplinary approach.

URL: Environmental Practice (B.Sc) at Royal Roads University
Length: 30 Year(s)
Careers: Environmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 81] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

English is the primary language of instruction and communication in all domestic programs at Royal Roads University. As part of the application process, all applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English speaking, listening, reading and writing by one of the following means: 1. Submission of an official English language proficiency score report which meets one of the following minimum standards: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – 6.5 overall (minimum 6.5 in writing and speaking, minimum 6.0 in listening and reading), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based Test (IBT) – 88 overall (minimum 24 in writing, minimum 20 in listening, reading and speaking), University of Cambridge English Examinations, Advanced (CAE) – 176 Overall (169 in each language skill), Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) – 70 overall (70 in Writing, 60 in other skills), Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) – 9+, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) – 81 overall; OR 2. Graduation from a recognized diploma or degree program from a college or university at which English was the primary language of instruction in an English speaking country; OR 3. Completion of the International Study Centre’s undergraduate or pre-master’s pathway program(s).