Environmental Engineering (Grad.Cert.)

Concordia University
Posted on:



Why pursue a Graduate Certificate in Environmental Engineering?

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Engineering is designed for practicing engineers who wish to specialize in one or more of the following subdisciplines in Environmental Engineering:

  • Industrial Waste Management 

Applicants to a certificate must hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering with an above-average standing. The Department will recommend on the acceptability of an applicant for admission to the program and may require the applicant to do specific remedial course work to meet the program requirements.

The program can be completed in one year. Students with high standing in their bachelor program and whose academic records satisfy the requirements for good standing in the Master’s Program in Civil Engineering may apply for transfer to the Master’s program.

  1. Credits. A fully qualified candidate is required to complete a minimum of 16 credits.
  2. Courses. Candidates in the graduate certificate program must take 12 credits of core courses in an area of concentration while the balance of 4 credits may be chosen from the elective list or other courses offered by the Department. Core courses for which credits have been credited to another certificate or program must be replaced by elective courses in the area of concentration or by other courses on special permission.
  3. Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.Program Specific Requirments. An Assessment Grade Point Average (AGPA) of at least 2.70 based on a minimum of 8 credits is required.
  4. Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulation page for further details regarding the Time Limit requirements.
  5. Graduation. To be eligible to graduate, students must have obtained a CGPA of at least 2.70. 

1. Submit your application and pay a $100CAD application fee.  A student ID number will be issued

2. Log on to MyConcordia.ca portal to upload documents

3. A completed file that is ready to be assessed will include:

  • Application form and Fee
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English, are required to submit official language test scores, unless exempted.

For initial assessment purposes, scanned and uploaded copies of documents are accepted.  To finalize a file, once admitted, Concordia University will require official documents.

Oct. 15

Priority will be given to those who apply within the official deadlines listed above. Some programs may continue to accept applications after these deadlines. For more information, please contact the department.

Electives: CIVI 6641, CIVI 6491, CIVI 6651, CIVI 6621, CIVI 6631.

Environmental Auditing. Core courses: CIVI 6491, CIVI 6671, CIVI 6661.Electives: CIVI 6481, CIVI 6631, POLI 6051, ENGR 6401, ENGR 6831.

Modelling in Environmental Systems. Core courses: CIVI 6601, CIVI 6651, CIVI 6611.Electives: CIVI 6671, 6661, 6491, 6621, 6641, BLDG 6721.

Important information about admissions

Please be advised that Concordia University does not process admissions or fee payments through third parties for our degree programs. All applicants are advised to ensure that they are communicating directly with the university for admissions and fee payments.

Key resources

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Montreal, Quebec, CanadaMontreal, Quebec, Canada

More Information

Posted on:




Montréal , Canada