The Environmental Science Technician certificate develops an understanding of the foundations of environmental science, occupational health and safety. The program allows students to:
For Environmental Science Technicians and similar occupations as predicted by BLS between 2020-30.
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The Environmental Science Technician certificate prepares students with workforce-ready skills through hands-on training required to pursue rewarding careers as environmental technicians.
This program enables students to execute technical and professional skills in actual work situations as environmental sampling and testing technicians, water and wastewater technicians, and similar occupations.
Students learn core concepts in the environmental science field such as geographic information systems, introduction to safety, industrial hygiene, the laboratory technician (I and III), introduction to OSHA and EPA, wastewater operator, and more. Learning outcomes include:
Here is what the learners have to share about their experiences after earning an education at BRCTC.
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Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.