Ecosystem Management - York/Fleming Joint Program

Ecosystem Management - York/Fleming Joint Program

Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

The Ecosystem Management program is offered jointly by the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change at York University and the School of Environment and Natural Resource Sciences at Fleming College, allowing you to combine your university education with specialized, college-based training.

Graduates of the program receive a Bachelor in Environmental Studies (BES) degree from York University and an Advanced Diploma in Ecosystem Management Technology from Fleming College in just 5 years!

Program Highlights

An ecosystem is a community of plants and animals (including humans) and their physical environment, functioning together as an interdependent unit. Ecosystems can range in size from as small as a pond to as large as a watershed or mountain range or desert. An ecosystem is dynamic and ever changing: every instant, every day, every season, every year. The approach to the study of ecosystems is based on whole ecosystem function, rather than on single elements or species in isolation.

The objectives of ecosystem management blend long-term needs of people and environmental values so the land will support diverse, productive ecosystems and sustainable ecosystem processes. Some key concepts in York's ecosystem management program are:

  • conservation
  • ecological restoration
  • park management
  • wetland rehabilitation

Who can take it?

You are eligible for the Dual Credential program in Ecosystem Management:

  1. While in your final year of the Advanced Diploma in Ecosystem Management Technology at Fleming College; or
  2. After successful completion of three years in the Bachelor in Environmental Studies Honours program at York University.

How to apply

You can apply to the program in one of two ways:

  1. If you began your Bachelor in Environmental Studies program at York University, please contact the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change's Office of Student and Academic Services (OSAS) at euadvise@yorku.ca.
  2. If you began your Adanced Diploma in Ecosystem Management Technology at Fleming College, apply to the Dual Credential program in Ecosystem Management through York University in the final year of your diploma program

Program Details


Offered by

Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change


Degrees offered

BES, Joint Program


Ways to study

Full-Time


Fall entry

no


Winter entry

no


Summer entry

no


Scholarships

Apply for scholarships and awards by February 15 and submit your application in PDF format. View the Financial Aid tab on this page for awards specific to your student status.

Learn More

Speak with our Students

Our Student Ambassadors are ready to answer your questions, show you around campus and share their experiences at York.

Book a Tour with a Student

International Opportunities

There are many types of global learning available to you. York International is here to help you gain valuable international experience and enrich your education.

Learn More

We love hearing from you

Call Us

416-736-5000
Monday to Friday - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Due to higher than usual volume our wait-times range from 20mins – 1 hour (optimal times are between 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.).
  • Please note: The ability to wait in a queue is not currently enabled. If all representatives are already on calls, you will hear a busy signal on the line. Please hang up and try again later.

Mail Us

York University
Student Recruitment & Admissions
Bennett Centre for Student Services
99 Ian Macdonald Blvd
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
CANADA

Book a Tour

Make arrangements for a tour of our Keele or Glendon campus.

Request More Information