Health, Safety and Environmental Technology

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    • Robert Majchrzak
      HSET Program Facilitator

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      CCC - Admissions Officer

      Heather Mohler
      563- 244-7007
      FAX 563- 244-7107

      MCC - Admissions Officer
      Ben Huntington
      FAX 563-288-6014

      SCC - Admissions Officer
      Kelsey VenHorst
      FAX 563-441-4101

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Program Description

Health, safety and environmental technicians protect employees and the public by controlling hazards in the workplace. HSET professionals apply the principles of math, science, engineering, communications and economics to the protection of people, property and the environment. The HSET program focuses on environmental, health and safety regul ations and compliance. Graduates are trained to assist an organization in the management of hazardous materials and wastes, to protect workers and the environment, and to minimize the organization's Worker's Compensation.

(Entire degree can be completed online.)

Award Options

  • Associate in Applied Science - HSET
  • Certificate - HSET

Job Outlook

Employment of occupational health and safety technicians is expected to increase 13 percent during the 2010-20 decade, faster than the average for all occupations, reflecting a balance of continuing public demand for a safe and healthy work environment against the desire for fewer government regul ations. Median annual wages of occupational health and safety technicians were $45,330 in May 2010. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $27,580, and the top 10 percent earned more than $72,220.

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  1. Fall 2014 16-Week online courses start August 25, 2014 and end December 12, 2014.
  2. Several 8-week online courses are offered starting October 20, 2014 and end December 12, 2014. Contact Robert Majchrzak through October 17, 2014 to enroll.
  3. Spring 2015 enrollment starts November 11, 2014 and continues through January 16, 2015.
  4. Spring 2015 16-week online courses start January 20 and end May 8, 2015.