Turn your love for the great outdoors into a rewarding career stewarding the environment. Get first-hand experience in the field-lab setting, and learn from industry professionals in small, close-knit groups.
These programs offer transfer opportunities to related degree programs at Royal Roads University, Thompson Rivers University, Vancouver Island University, University of Northern British Columbia and others
I learned quickly that being a backcountry ranger also means being a jack of all trades, and I feel [Selkirk College] set me up perfectly for the position. My projects ranged from conservation work, facility maintenance, infrastructure planning and development, report writing, enforcement and public education.
Applied Environmental Science and Planning Technology
If you have an interest in planning, protecting land, resources and the environment, our interdisciplinary leading-edge Applied Environmental Science and Planning Technology Program is a great fit. You’ll acquire employment-ready skills to tackle this dynamic sector's challenges and master a range of applied environmental technologies.
Located in the beautiful West Kootenays, Selkirk College’s highly regarded Forest Technology program has been providing forest sector employers with skilled graduates for over fifty years.
Geographic Information Systems
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a highly valued workplace asset with industries increasingly needing GIS experts. With unmatched flexibility, you can enter and exit our program at a variety of points in your academic career.
Recreation, Fish & Wildlife
There is an ever-growing need for skilled technologists to play a critical role in understanding, managing, and protecting our vital natural environments. Whether your interests lie in the importance of ensuring the integrity of fish and wildlife habitats, or creating sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities, this program is for you.
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