Welcome to the School of Natural Environment

Do you love the outdoors? Sault Ste. Marie is home to the largest freshwater lakes in the world, the Canadian shield, and diverse forests – sounds like the perfect classroom, doesn’t it?

 

 

Your classroom is a 45-hectare outdoor lab and newly constructed Waterfront Adventure Centre. Test your knowledge on multi-day field trips, collaborate in shared outdoor workspaces, and start your natural resource career through a cooperative work placement.

 

And what better place than here.
Welcome to Sault Ste. Marie. 

Discover unique and exciting attractions, events and activities in and around Ontario’s best adventure town. Visit a city that pushes the boundaries outside of expectations.
You will not be bored...we promise. Mountain biking, downhill skiing, walking trails, running trails, skating trails, cross-country skiing, hiking, boating…whewww.

An amazing line-up of programs for you to embark on a career in the outdoors. How cool!

We both can agree, protecting the environment is in our nature. We love sharing that with you! Our nationally recognized School of Natural Environment programs focus on conservation, environmental protection, and exploring natural resources through field-based study. See them here:
 

Natural Environment Technologist - Conservation and Management    (Ontario College Advanced Diploma)

Adventure Recreation and Parks Technician  (Ontario College Diploma)

Fish and Wildlife Conservation Technician    (Ontario College Diploma)

Natural Environment Technician - Conservation and Management    (Ontario College Diploma)

Forestry Technician - Conservation    (Ontario College Diploma)

Natural Resource/Environmental Law - Inspection and Enforcement    (Ontario College Graduate Certificate)

 

 

Your studies don't stop here. We have amazing pathway opportunities.

Sault College actively partners with other colleges and universities to help make your continued studies easier. Sault College students and graduates have the opportunity to use their Sault College credential to gain admission, advanced standing, or reduce their course load through credit transfer at other institutions.  

 

ProgramUniversityDegreeTypeGrade Req.Transfer Credits
Adventure Recreation and Parks Technician  Algoma UniversityBachelor of Science in Environmental Science2+2*3.5+
GPA 
60 credits
Fish and Wildlife Conservation TechnicianAlgoma UniversityBachelor of Science in Environmental Science2+2*3.5+ GPA60 credits
Fish and Wildlife Conservation TechnicianTrent UniversityBachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental and Resource Science Average of 75%+7 credits
Forestry Technician – ConservationAlgoma UniversityBachelor of Science in Environmental Science2+2*3.5+ GPA60 credits
Forestry Technician - ConservationTrent UniversityBachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental and Resource Science Average of 75%+7 credits
Natural Environment Technician – Conservation and ManagementAlgoma UniversityBachelor of Science in Environmental Science2+2*3.5+ GPA60 credits
Natural Environment Technician - Conservation and ManagementTrent UniversityBachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental and Resource Science Average of 75%+7 credits
Natural Environment Technician – Conservation and ManagementWestern University

Bachelor of Science Environmental Science

Major (3-yr or 4-yr)
 Specialization (4-yr)
 Honors Specialization (4-yr)

 

3.0+ GPA

C+ or 60%+ in each College course

4.5 credits (NET 2-yr grads)

7.5 credits (NET 3-yr grads)

Natural Environment Technologist – Conservation and ManagementTrent UniversityBachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental and Resource Science Average of 75%+10 credits
Natural Environment Technologist – Conservation and ManagementWestern University

Bachelor of Science Environmental Science

Major (3-yr or 4-yr)
 Specialization (4-yr)
 Honors Specialization (4-yr)

 

3.0+ GPA

C or 60% + in college courses

4.5 credits (NET 2-yr grads)

7.5 credits (NET 3-yr grads)

 

To learn more about our  pathways, click  here.