The Environmental Science Technician A.A.S. program is a workforce education program with two concentrations. Students can prepare to become an Environmental Science Technician with a concentration in Environmental Studies. Students in the Environmental Studies concentration will be prepared to obtain employment as environmental sampling and testing technicians, environmental monitoring technicians, water and wastewater technicians, provide environmental mitigation services and other environmentally related jobs.
Students can prepare to become an Environmental Science Technician with a concentration in Occupational Safety Students in the Occupational Safety concentration will be prepared to become Occupational Health and Safety Technicians in manufacturing settings or environmental settings. Occupational Health and Safety Technicians inspect workplaces for adherence to regulations on safety, health and the environment. Technicians work with specialists to test and measure potential hazards to help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public.
Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Science Technology