Program Information

School: British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty: School of Construction and the Environment
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Description: The Environmental Engineering Technology program is intended to provide the additional skills and knowledge that engineering and science graduates require to successfully work on environmental assignments such as sustainability management, air quality, climate change, environmental impact assessment, life cycle assessment, contaminated sites, water treatment facilities, contaminant hydrogeology, integrated solid waste management, resource management, and green energy technology projects.

The Environmental Engineering Technology program recognizes the wide range of science and engineering backgrounds associated with this industry and is structured to accommodate the needs of a diverse range of applicants. The combination of common core topics, management courses, specialty courses, applied research project and liberal studies courses provides a unique balance of skill sets that prepares candidates for a broad range of career opportunities. While many participants pursue this degree for the credential, others are seeking professional development to complement their existing professional and university credentials.

URL: Environmental Engineering Technology at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length: 10 Month(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost shown is for the entire duration of study (10 months).

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicant must have: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English 12 (67%) or 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. B]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Work Experience

Applicants must have one of the following: a recognized diploma in engineering, science or natural resource management or a recognized bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or natural resource management. Applicants must also have first year post-secondary advanced level technical mathematics (grade of 60% or better) or calculus (grade of 55% or better). A minimum of six months of relevant work experience is required. Relevant work experience is any work directly related to the applicant’s academic background and includes volunteer environmental work experience with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government organizations (GOs), or private industry.