Environmental, health and safety technology
The associate of applied science degree in environmental, health and safety (EHS) technology prepares students to apply their skills in science, engineering, communication and economics to issues affecting the environment. This includes such issues as the quality of air, water and land. Other areas include workplace safety, environmental regulation and compliance and various environmental systems.
Environmental career fields include data collection, instrumentation, regulation, health and safety, natural resources, waste minimization and pollution prevention.
Additionally, the EHS technician is in demand with a vast array of manufacturing firms.
The program has been developed with ongoing input from an advisory committee of industry experts to ensure the curriculum includes the knowledge and skills needed in business and industry. Graduates of Stark State’s EHS technology program will be uniquely qualified to meet the needs of both the private and public sectors as they face growing EHS regulation and concern.
A graduate of this program will receive an associate of applied science degree in EHS technology.
Your pathway to a degree
You can start with a certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in environmental, health and safety technology.
- Basic environmental technician
- Basics of sustainable/alternative energy technologies (solar, wind, fuel cell, biomass)
- Department of Transportation (DOT) safety certificate
- Environmental remediation technician
- Environmental technician supervisor
- Green technology essentials
- OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER
- Safety–heavy industry
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