Environmental Science and Technology

Environmental scientists confront challenges that affect the livability of our world. This program prepares you to address environmental and public health issues in a number of job fields. Level 1 certificate, associate degree, and post-degree tracks are offered. We also offer specialized training and fieldwork in water-quality monitoring.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

    Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.


    Hourly Wage: $


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    # people are employed as Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health. This number is expected to # over the next four years.


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  • Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

    Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources.


    Hourly Wage: $


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    Projections:

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