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Why Environmental Engineering Technology?

The environmental engineering field is concerned with improving environmental quality and improving public health and safety by limiting adverse environmental conditions, such as pollution. Environmental engineering technicians work with environmental engineers to help test materials, record observations, report results, and collect air, ground, and water samples.

For more information about the Environmental Engineering Technician field, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook.

About the Program

The Environmental Engineering Technology program provides relevant coursework which includes instruction in environmental safety principles, environmental standards, testing and sampling procedures, laboratory techniques, instrumentation calibration, safety and protection procedures, equipment maintenance, and report preparation.

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