Diploma Transfer Arrangements / Agreements - Forestry

Transfer agreements have been established with the following 2-year diploma programs, for admission into the BSc Natural Resources Management (Major in Forest Ecology and Management). If you are a student with a diploma which is not listed here, or individual course work in forestry or a related field, you may still be eligible for transfer credit. Please contact the academic advisor, Marlina Hawes, for more information.

Important Notice:
Effective September of 2017 
Change in Degree Requirements for BSc Natural Resources Management (Major in Forest Ecology and Management)

By Institution - British Columbia Colleges

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)​

Forest Resource Technology Diploma
Applies to graduates prior to 2005

Renewable Resources - Forestry Diploma
Applies to graduates with the Renewable Resources - Forestry Diploma attained between 2005 and 2007.

Sustainable Resource Management Diploma (Forest Management Option)
Applies to all graduates of the BCIT Sustainable Resources Management Diploma.

Graduates from older versions of the program will need to have their courses articulated on a case-by-case basis.
Please contact our Academic Advisor

Effective September 2017:
Sustainable Resource Management Diploma (Forest Management Option)

Effective September 2017:
Forest and Natural Areas Management Diploma

Camosun College

Environmental Technology Diploma
Applies to all graduates of the Camosun College Environmental Technology Diploma.

Effective September 2017:
Environmental Technology Diploma

College of New Caledonia (CNC)

Forest Resource Technology Diploma
Applies to all CNC Forest Resource Diploma graduates prior to 2008.

Natural Resources and Environmental Technology (NRET)
Applies to all CNC NRET graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Natural Resources and Environmental Technology (NRET)  - Program changes at both UNBC and CNC
Applies to all CNC NRET graduates from September 2017 forward.

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT)

Natural Resources Technology Program
Applies to all NVIT Natural Resources Technology Program graduates.
This program is no longer offered at NVIT.
Graduates from older versions of the program will need to have their courses articulated on a case-by-case basis.

Environmental Resource Technology Diploma
Applies to all NVIT Environmental Resource Technology Diploma graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Environmental Resource Technology Diploma

Okanagan College

Environmental Studies Diploma, Environmental Science Option
Applies to all Okanagan College Environmental Studies Diploma (Environmental Science Option) graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Environmental Studies Diploma, Environmental Science Option

Selkirk College

Forest Technology Diploma
Applies to all Selkirk College Forest Technology Diploma Program graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Forest Technology Diploma

Vancouver Island University (VIU)

Forest Resources Technology Diploma
Applies to all VIU Forest Resources Technology graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Forest Resources Technology Diploma


Other Canadian Colleges and Universities

Aurora College, Northwest Territories

Environment and Natural Resources Technology (ENRT) Program
Applies to all Aurora College ENRT Program graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Environment and Natural Resources Technology (ENRT) Program

Collège Boréal, Ontario

FPFQ and FORG Programs
Applies to all Collège Boréal Fish and Wildlife Technician (FPFQ) and/or
Forestry Technology Program (FORG) graduates.

Effective September 2017:
FPFQ and FORG Programs

College of the North Atlantic (CNA), Newfoundland and Labrador

Forest Resources Technician Diploma
Applies to all CNA Forest Resources Technician Diploma graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Forest Resources Technician Diploma

Fleming College, Ontario

Forestry Technician Diploma
Applies to all Fleming College Forestry Technician Diploma Graduates.

Effective 2017:
Forestry Technician Diploma

Lakeland College, Alberta

Conservation and Restoration Ecology (CARE) Program
Applies to all Lakeland College Conservation and Restoration Ecology Program graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Conservation and Restoration Ecology (CARE) Program - Work in progress

Water Conservation and Management (WCM) Diploma
Applies to all Lakeland Water Conservation and Management Diploma graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Water Conservation and Management (WCM) Diploma


Lethbridge College, Alberta

Natural Resource Compliance (NRC) Diploma
Applies to all NRC Diploma graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Natural Resource Compliance (NRC) Diploma

Renewable Resource Management (RRM) Diploma
Applies to all RRM Diploma graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Renewable Resource Management (RRM) Diploma

Environmental Assessment and Restoration (EAR) Diploma
Applies to all EAR Diploma graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Environmental Assessment and Restoration (EAR) Diploma

Maritime College of Forest Technology (MCFT), New Brunswick

Forest Technology Program
Applies to all MCFT Forest Technology Program graduates. 

Effective September 2017:
Forest Technology Program - Work in progress - program changes at both MCFT and UNBC

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Alberta

Forest Technology Diploma
Applies to all NAIT Forest Technology Diploma graduates.

Effective September 2017: 
Forest Technology Diploma

Sault College, Ontario

Natural Environment Technician (NET) - Conservation and Management Diploma
Applies to all Sault College NET - Conservation and Management Diploma graduates.

Effective September 2017: 
Natural Environment Technician (NET) - Conservation and Management Diploma


Forest Conservation Technician
Applies to all Sault College Forest Conservation Technician Program graduates.

Effective September 2017:
Forest Conservation Technician