Environmental Science Technician 

Technical Certificate

Environmental Science Technician

Environmental compliance, sampling, hazardous materials and risk analysis

The Environmental Science Technician Technical Certificate (T.C.) was developed in response to an emerging need for skilled workers who focus on environmental issues, laboratory and field tests, and workplace safety. Students gain an array of skills including the handling, storage, transportation and dispensing of hazardous materials in accordance with appropriate regulations and the planning for the protection of employees, workers, communities and the environment from hazardous material exposure. Additionally, students will receive hands-on training in the analysis of air, water, soil and the contaminants that are present.  

Program Code: 6022

30 Credits

School of Health, Education and Human Services
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

All courses in this technical certificate are also included in the Environmental Science Technology (A.S.).  Students have the option of applying all the coursework completed in this program toward an associate degree.

Students completing this certificate will also complete nationally recognized industry certifications such as OSHA 30-hour General Industry Card, Confined Space Entry and Advanced Air Monitoring.

Career Opportunities

Environmental science and protection technicians monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution and contamination, including those affecting public health. In addition, they work to ensure that environmental violations are prevented.

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