Occupational Safety & Environmental Technology
Occupational safety & environmental technology professionals focus on maintaining healthy, safe workplaces and protecting the environment.
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Why choose Occupational Safety & Environmental Technology?
- Have the chance to impact the health & safety of workers
- Contribute to the protection of the environment in your community
- Be able to work in the public or private sector
Prepare for what you will do at work
- Collect data on work environments
- Implement & evaluate programs designed to limit chemical, physical, biological & ergonomic risks to workers
- Develop &deliver environmental-, health- & safety-related training
- Maintain required records and documentation
Marketable skills you will learn
- Critical thinking
- Personal & social responsibility
- Computer literacy
Before you enroll, think about:
- You should enjoy working with people.
- Occupational health and safety technicians often work outside, and may be exposed to environmental conditions such as heat and cold.
- You must be able to:
- Use statistics and math skills to analyze and interpret data as it relates to environmental health and safety
- Analyze data in detail, so as to identify causes, key factors, possible results and implications.
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Degrees & Certificates
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How Much Time & Money to Finish?
|Degree or Certificate||Program Title||Hours||Total Tuition & Fees|
|AAS||Occupational Safety and Environmental Technology||60||$3,840|
|CRT1||Environmental Health and Safety Technician||24||$1,536|
|CRT1||Water Resources Technician||20||$1,280|
- Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
- Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.
Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.
Earn More Choices & More Money
Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to career and promotion opportunities.
For example, you will be ready to work toward:
- Bachelor of Science in Emergency Administration & Planning
- Bachelor of Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Manufacturing & Industrial Management
Start on Your Pathway!
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Updated September 07, 2021