Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title:
A.A.S. Degree in Environmental Health Technology
Campus-suggested CIP Code: 31.51.2202.00
SOC 1: 29-9011
SOC 2: 29-9012
This program is designed to prepare students for careers in the growing fields of environmental protection, health and safety, and site remediation. Students receive specialized training in environmental law, waste management, protection of human health and safety, industrial hygiene, radiation protection, emergency response, environmental remediation techniques and methods for evaluating environmental quality.
1. Provide a trained workforce to meet government and industry needs to protect the environment and achieve cleanup of historically contaminated sites.
2. Provide educational opportunities for students that will lead to rewarding careers in environmental health.
3. Improve environmental literacy and understanding in the community.
Professional Accrediting Body: If applicable
State Agency/Entity Oversight: If applicable
Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded:
Students may earn certification for OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER) in EHTC2311
Articulation with Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT):If applicable