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Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.
First-year international students pay an additional $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.
|Tuition and Other Fees||1st Year||2nd Year|
|Tuition||$ 4,992||$ 4,260|
|Lab Fee||$ 360||$ 360|
|Student Union||$ 168||$ 168|
|Health Insurance Fee||$ 420||$ 420|
|Fitness Centre Fee||$ 80||$ 80|
|Grad Fee||$ 100|
|Additional Courses||$ 845||$ 370|
|Total||$ 6,865||$ 5,758|
|1stinstallment due upon first day of class||$ 3,383||$ 3,794|
|2ndinstallment due January 6||$ 3,482||$ 1,964|
|Other Program Costs||1st Year||2nd Year|
|Books||$ 420||$ 420|
|Materials/Supplies||$ 85||$ 85|
|Equipment||$ 200||$ 200|
|Pleasure Craft Operator/Hunter Education Course||$85|
|Total||$ 790||$ 705|
Graduates from this program may find employment with:
Please note: some occupations in this field require a Criminal Record Check.
Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.
Wildlife Conservation Technology combines the great outdoors with classroom learning. You will learn about plant and animal ecology, environmental chemistry, map use and analysis, canoe safety, advanced wilderness and remote first aid, and wildlife management. You will spend many hours in field camps, where you will conduct habitat and night animal surveys, tour parks and wildlife rehabilitation centres, learn about wildlife and human interaction, and much more. You will use your new skills during 160 hours of on the job training.
Students take part in songbird banding every year, contributing to songbird population and migration research on a regional and global scale.
You may also combine this program with the Conservation Enforcement program to become a conservation enforcement officer, or use it as a stepping-stone to your Bachelor in Wildlife Conservation degree from UPEI.
The Wildlife Conservation Technology program is accredited by the North American Wildlife Technology Association. All students graduating from this program will receive North America-wide recognition as a Wildlife Technician and will receive a certificate from the accrediting body upon graduation.
View a detailed list of courses for this program.