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Biological Sciences Technology - Conservation Biology at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) at Main

The Biological Sciences Technology – Conservation Biology 2-year diploma program will help students develop the skills needed to ensure that our natural resources are used in an optimal way that is sustained for future generations. The gained knowledge and technical expertise will also allow graduates to engage in resource management activities without compromising the integrity or sustainability of the ecosystems in which they work.

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

In this program, students will acquire skills used in field sampling, environmental education and resource management by studying chemistry, botany and the biology and ecology of birds, fish, mammals, insects, plants, rivers, lakes and soils.

Students will also explore genetics, wildlife surveys, plant and animal diversity, soil and range management, water quality issues, parks management and environmental education projects.

With the help and support of instructors with years of industry experience, students will learn in a combination of classroom, lab and field settings. NAIT's facilities will provide students with practical, job-ready experience using a variety of modern laboratory and field instruments, and simulation and computer applications. Students may also learn through work experience, field trips, applied research and other opportunities. 

Level Diploma
Discipline Engineering
Duration 24 months
Intakes Jan, Sep
Application Fees CAD 0
Tuition Fees CAD 19404
Campus Main
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Admission Requirements
Language proficiency (minimum)
PTE 58
Duolingo 115
Exam proficiency (minimum)
SAT Not Required / Waiver
ACT Not Required / Waiver
GRE Not Required / Waiver
GMAT Not Required / Waiver

Minimum GPA - 50%

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