Marine Environmental Technology

Marine Environmental Technology - Diploma of Technology/

Bachelor of Technology

Skills and Interests

You have an appreciation of marine habitats and are interested in the science of conservation and management.

Work Environment

In the field, in the lab, and in the office.

Program Location:

Marine Institute Campus, Ridge Road (St. John's)

Program Length:

*Four years *with option to exit at 3 years with Diploma of Technology


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Practical Experience:

Two technical sessions + two work terms

Application Deadline:

Fall Admission:  April 15. Applications received after this date will be assessed as resources and space allow.

Program Description

In the program you'll go from lakes to rivers, and coastal zones to the fragile offshore. You'll be responsible for protecting the marine environment and developing solutions to manage our marine resources. You'll gain hands-on experience as you search for smart solutions in the field, lab and boardroom.

Upon graduating and kick-starting your career, you'll be among the highly- respected professionals who influence this new and rapidly-growing sector of the industry.

Program Structure

This three-year program consists of six academic semesters, two practical skills training sessions, one work term and one professional orientation session.

  • First year: Two academic terms followed by a practical skills session.
  • Second year: Two academic terms followed by a practical skills session and a work term.
  • Third year: Two academic terms followed by a four week professional orientation.
  • Adherence to our Application and Admission Regulations either upon high school graduation (following a period of employment subsequent to graduation), or by transfer from another post-secondary institution.
  • Proof of satisfactory physical fitness must be provided by way of a signed Transport Canada Seafarer's medical from an approved physician
What Alumni Say

“I’ve learned how to put theory into practice, building my confidence to work independently while understanding the value of teamwork.”

-Tiffany Martin
MI Graduate