The Environmental Science Technician Certificate program prepares students to work in a variety of safety and environmental jobs. Students will receive training in basic environmental, safety, and health disciplines. The certificate program will be the first step in a career in environmental science. Our graduates can enter the environmental workforce in entry-level positions in a variety of manufacturing settings and environmental settings, including environmental sampling and testing technicians, water and wastewater technicians, and occupational health and safety technicians.
Describe the interactions between physical, chemical, and biological principles in human-environmental interactions.
Recognize and control exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace.
Describe the OSHA/EPA requirements surrounding inspection, fire, and chemical exposure.
Demonstrate mastery of the concepts required to be a Class I Water Operator.
Demonstrate mastery of the concepts required to be a Class I Wastewater Operator.
Curriculum for a Certificate in Environmental Science Technician