Master Online

Environment and Business

University of Waterloo

18 months
8014 CAD/year
6544 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) is unique in Canada, and possibly the world, in its focus on the intersection of environment and sustainability, on one hand, and business and development on the other. We offer a master degree in Environment and Business at University of Waterloo.


At University of Waterloo, with programs in sustainability management, international development practice, Environment and Business, local economic development and social innovation, SEED is dedicated to developing the knowledge, tools and expertise to integrate business and development with environmental and social goals. 

Key Features 

  • Two SEED student teams have been awarded honourable mentions for their unique and entrepreneurial innovations at the Faculty of Environment’s annual pitch competition.

Programme Structure

  • Waterloo has built an entrepreneurial ecosystem that propels students to transform and disrupt the status quo. We offer our graduate students opportunities to engage in experiential learning and connect with industry to support them in inquiry and impact-driven research. 
  • We have a wide range of professional and online programs that, alongside our research programs, support our students in the creation of personal, economic, and societal value.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have completed a recognized four‐year Honours Bachelor's Degree in a Canadian university (or its equivalent), and have a minimum of 75% overall standing in the last two years of study.
  • At least three years of business work experience in a private, public or non‐profit sector setting, either through full or part‐time employment, through documented volunteer efforts, or through cooperative work terms as an undergraduate student.
  • The School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) may consider applications from mature students who do not meet the regular academic admission requirements of a four‐year Honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent. 
  • Two references, preferably one academic and one professional
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26), IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8014 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4007 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    6544 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3272 CAD per semester during 18 months.


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