Environmental, Health, and Safety Certificate (EHSC)

(CIP Code 150599)

18 Semester Hours

The Environmental, Health, and Safety Certificate program will prepare graduates to evaluate and remediate workplace and environmental hazards in order to promote public health. Graduates of the Certificate will be prepared to enter the workforce as a technician or continue their education and obtain an Associate Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Environmental Engineering Technology. The program prepares students for a career in industrial hygiene, industrial safety and health, toxicology, risk management, public health, regulatory compliance, and occupational health.

The Certificate is designed to prepare graduates to recognize regulatory issues and maintain a safe workplace. The program content is applicable to industrial and construction personnel as well as individuals responsible for safety at public works departments, city and county governments, emergency response teams, and civil defense workers. Employment in the field of study or advisor approval is necessary for admittance into the program.

This program is an online program.

courses required to complete this program

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

FALL SEMESTERCreditLabClass

EVT 206 Introduction to Environmental Compliance 303

EVT 254 Industrial Safety and Emergency Response 303

606Total

SPRING SEMESTERCreditLabClass

EVT 251 Health Effects/Hazardous Materials 303

EVT 255 Solid and Hazardous Waste 303

606Total

SUMMER SEMESTERCreditLabClass

EVT 253 Occupational Environmental, Safety, and Health Concepts 303

EVT 257 Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Systems 303

606Total

 

18018Program Total

 

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

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Program Contact

Castleberry, Joshua Department Chair, Environmental and Natural Resources