Environmental Science Technology

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Why Environmental Science? 

If you are committed to environmental sustainability and action, a career in Environmental Science is for you. Environmental science isn’t just about how the natural world functions. It’s also about the interactions human beings have with the natural world and the technology involved in those interactions.

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About the Program

The Environmental Science Technology curriculum includes course work in general education, computer applications, biology, chemistry, industrial safety, and an extensive array of detailed environmentally specific classes. Our program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in environmental testing/consulting and related industries. Major emphasis is placed on biological and chemical evaluation of man’s impact on his environment.


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Our Graduates

Graduates will be prepared to enter the workforce and equipped to make educated decisions on political, social, and ethical issues relating to pollution, natural resources, population growth, and the application of science and technology to environmental problems. Employment opportunities are available in the following areas:

  • Chemical Analysis
  • Biological Analysis
  • Water/Wastewater Treatment
  • EPA Compliance Inspection
  • Hazardous Material Handling
  • Waste Abatement/Removal
  • Contaminated Site Assessment/Remediation

Degrees, Diplomas & Certificates

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  • Environmental Science Technology: Associate in Applied Science Degree
  • Environmental Science Technology: Diploma Program
  • Environmental Science Technology: Certificate Program
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Faculty Contact

David Davis
Dean, Arts and Sciences
(828) 694-1845