Degrees and programs

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High school enrichment

The Advanced Standing Dual Credit in Earth and Space Sciences offers high school students in the Waterloo Regional District Schools an opportunity to get university credit in the geosciences recognized by universities in Ontario.

Undergraduate programs

Earth and Environmental Sciences offers several Honours Specializations. All programs can be taken as either a regular four-year program or as part of our highly-ranked co-op program.

  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geochemistry (joint with Chemistry)
  • Environmental Sciences

Other academic programs associated with Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo include Science and AviationScience and Business, and the China 2+2 program.

Waterloo also offers unique opportunities for students to enhance their professional qualifications:

Please consult our future and current undergraduate student webpages for more information.

Graduate programs

Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo has a strong tradition in research and graduate education. We offer the following graduate programs:

  • Master's (MSc) programs in Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • PhD program in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Waterloo also offers graduate students professional degree designations and training:

Please consult our graduate student and research pages for more information about programs, research strengths and opportunities.