Fish and Wildlife Technology
If you’re looking for a fun and exciting career involving wildlife, fisheries and natural resources, the Fish and Wildlife Technology program may be right for you. Our intensive, one-year post-diploma/degree certificate of specialization, developed during nearly four decades of experience, will complement your degree or diploma in Renewable Resource Management or Environmental Science, allowing you to focus on gaining real-word experience. You’ll enter an exciting environment where you’ll learn the secrets to unlocking the world of fisheries, and wildlife technology. By the time you’re finished here, you’ll be competent in fish and wildlife field techniques and habitat assessment. Let us help you track down the career you’ve always dreamed of.
Fish and Wildlife Technology is right for you if you:
- have a related credential and want to move your career to the technician or biologist levels
- have an interest in fish and wildlife conservation
- are interested in mathematics and statistics
- possess the stamina, endurance and observation skills required for field work
- pay close attention to details, keep precise records and can interpret data.
Get your ducks in a row
Our invaluable, hands-on experience will help you become an expert in habitat measurement, assessment and monitoring. You’ll get hands on experience at our Aquaculture Centre of Excellence right on campus. You’ll also sharpen your skills by researching and collecting wildlife, fisheries and habitat field data to confidently present scientific reports. And, by the end of all this, you’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to join real projects run by a host of government and private organizations. The whole world needs a trained professional like you. Which route are you going to take?
You’ll spend time in the field, demonstrating that you can apply classroom theory in practice. You will gain valuable experience working on projects for real organizations and agencies. You can also pursue your own interests and take advantage of regular opportunities to join real-world projects run by the provincial and federal government, NGO’s and private industry.
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