Lakeland College

Water Conservation Management

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Program Information

School:Lakeland College
Faculty:Environmental Sciences
Field of Study:Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management

Combine your love of the outdoors with employable skills from Lakeland’s Applied Environmental Sciences major. You’ll start by learning a wide range of environmental concepts related to water, soil and plants. You start in the classroom, but you’ll be in outdoor labs within your first month.

Your training is fun, hands-on and useful. You'll apply and practice what you’ve learned using real-life situations. These are the same skills you’ll use throughout your career; skills that employers will notice. They include:

  • aquatic habitat assessments
  • wetlands & soil classification
  • water monitoring and sampling
  • environmental site assessment
  • URL:Water Conservation Management at Lakeland College
    Length:2 Year(s)
    Cost per year:*
    International: $17,219

    This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and includes the cost of books, supplies, and field trips.

    Admission Requirements


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

    •  Grade12 English 
    •   Chemistry 
    •   Biology 
    •  Grade12 Mathematics 

    Applicants are required to have a high school diploma with a minimum of 50% in: English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2/English 33; Chemistry 30 (recommended) or 65% in Chemistry 20; Biology 30 (recommended) or 65% in Biology 20; and Math 30-1 or 60% in Math 30-2. Transfer to universities may be affected for students entering the diploma without ELA 30-1, Chemistry 30, Biology 30 or Math 30-1.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]

    Lakeland College classes are taught in English, so you'll need adequate written and oral English skills to be admitted to one of our programs regardless of your citizenship status or country of origin. If English is your second language, you must show English proficiency through one of the following: 1. Meeting program admission requirements, 2. Admission by special status, or 3. An acceptable score on one of: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - minimum of 86 on the iBT exam and a minimum score of 21 in each of the four tested areas. If your program requires spoken language proficiency you will need a minimum of 26 points in the speaking component; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - minimum score of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 on each band score; CAEL (Canadian Assessment of English Language) - minimum score of 60 overall with at least 60 on each band score; MELAB (Michigan English Assessment Battery) - minimum score of 80 with no component less than 76. Must include the speaking test.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      All students are expected to demonstrate computer competency.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on July 30, 2020