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Catalog 2017-18

Environmental Science Technician Certificate


Schoolcraft program code # 1YC.00276

Environmental science technicians provide technical assistance to engineers and scientists by performing tasks such as sample collection, laboratory tests, monitoring and data management. The environmental science technician applies scientific and technical skills and knowledge to specific tasks. Technicians have strong written and oral communication skills, computer skills and practical hands on training in the field and laboratory. Technicians can problem solve quickly and apply their classroom knowledge to real world situations. The environmental science technician program provides students with the necessary background to be successful technicians.

Upon completion of this certificate program, it is highly recommended that students complete the 40 hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (Hazwoper) training from any certified location.

All courses are not offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students who satisfactorily complete the program requirements qualify for a certificate of program completion. 

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