Fredericton Bathurst

Bachelor of Science in Forestry & Environmental Management 


Graduates from the Maritime College of Forest Technology who meet the admission requirements into the Bachelor of Science in Forestry (BScF) program at the University of New Brunswick, will be eligible for direct credit transfer providing grades attained in the transferable courses are 70% or greater. 

Bachelor of Wildlife Conservation


Graduates from the Maritime College of Forest Technology's Advanced Diploma program will recieve two years credit into the University of Prince Edward Island's (UPEI)  Bachelor of Wildlife Conservation program, providing all academic requirements are met at the time of transfer. This agreement is set forth by both institutions accreditation with the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA).

Bachelor of Engineering Technology or Bachelor of Technology


Graduates from the Maritime College of Forest Technology will recieve two years credit towards their degree in the Bachelor of Engineering Technology, BET (Environmental Studies) or the Bachelor of Technology, BTech degree programs from Cape Breton University. BET/BTech students accepted via this articulation agreement must complete all credits of course work agreed upon in order to receive their degree and all cedits must be taken trough Cape Breton University. Please note that both the Bachelor of Technology and the Bachelor of Engineering Technology Degrees do not lead to Professional Engineering designation.


What are the benefits to attending MCFT first?


  • Students can expect to save approximately $6000 over two years.

Work experience

  • MCFT graduates are required to work in a Natural resource related field between year one and year two.

Hands on experience

  • Students will receive approximately 800 hours of lab and field time during the two years.

Preparing for other post secondary

  • Students who complete the Forest Technology program at MCFT are subject to approximately 1600 contact hours
    over the two years.
  • Advanced Diploma students are subject to approximately 1900 contact hours over two years
  • The total number of contact hours allows students to quickly learn how to manage their time more efficiently and
    effectively. Using these attributes at other colleges and universities increases success rates and propels our
    graduates to the top.

Why graduates continue their education after MCFT?

Graduates who choose to study elsewhere after completing MCFT’s program are looking for specific jobs. For instance, if you are looking to become a Conservation Officer you need to take the following steps in any order education wise:

  • Attend a recognized two-year forest technology program (MCFT)
  • Attend the Conservation Enforcement program at Holland College
  • Only those graduates who follow the above two steps are qualified to work as Conservation Officers.
  • Graduates who choose to attend other universities like UNB and UPEI are seeking a degree. This opportunity allows students to obtain both a Diploma and Degree within a four year period.

Transfer Credits

All students entering the college with post secondary educations may receive credits in courses offered at MCFT. In order to receive credits students must take the following steps prior to registration in the fall.

  • Submit a complete course description from your previous college or university for the courses
    looking to be transferred.
  • Submit an official transcript from that previous college or university.
  • Credits will be granted to those students who have achieved a 70% or greater in their previous course. The course must also contain 70 % of the material delivered here at MCFT.
  • All students will be notified after registration of credits they will or have received.
  • All submissions for course credits must be sent to Admissions by email or fax to 506 458 0679