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Environmental Technology



The Environmental Science, Safety and Health program was established to provide the skills necessary for a variety of careers in the environmental industry and safety profession. Students can earn an Associate in Environmental Science, Safety and Health Associate Degree.

In addition, we also offer the following certificates:

The curriculum is very broad with many of the courses emphasizing environmental science, engineering and regulations. Classes in the Environmental Science, Safety and Health program also offer opportunities for individuals seeking career changes, continuing education and skills enhancement.

Environmental and safety technicians apply the principles of science, engineering, communication, and economics to protect and enhance the safety and health of humans and of our natural resources. Job opportunities are very diverse with many graduates of the program being employed with environmental consulting firms, water and wastewater treatment plants, industrial facilities, construction companies, and governmental agencies.

Suiting up for Learning

Under the direction of Prof. Jeff Bates, students suit up to get a real-world look at hazardous materials. This training will help them meet federal standards - and could help save lives.


Latest News:

Earth Day environmentalists -- Debra Knapke discusses planting plans with her students at Clintonville’s Sharon Meadows wetland on Earth Day, April 22. Knapke and her Green Infrastructure Training Program class planted 3,810 plants in the constructed wetland. Doug House, chair of Design, Construction and Trades, and Nancy Case, executive director, Community and Civic Engagement, also volunteered to help out. Community partner FLOW brought a team of volunteers, the Clintonville Fire Department sprayed 750 gallons of water on the wetland, and Brickman Landscaping employees worked with the students and volunteers to coordinate.

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For more information, please contact the Design, Construction and Trades Department by email at or call (614) 287-5949.