Mar 27, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

Environmental Health Technology

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Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title: 

A.A.S. Degree in Environmental Health Technology


Campus-suggested CIP Code: 31.51.2202.00


SOC Code/s:

SOC 1: 29-9011

SOC 2: 29-9012


Program Description:

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.


Program Outcomes:

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

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