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Environmental, Health and Safety, Associate in Applied Science Degree

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    • Dominique Petrillo
      EHS Program Facilitator
      Preferred Contact Method is Email

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      Heather Evans
      563- 244-7007
      FAX 563- 244-7107

      MCC - Admissions Officer
      Elizabeth Medina
      FAX 563-288-6014

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

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Program Description for Environmental, Health and Safety

Environmental, Health and Safety technicians protect employees and the public by controlling hazards in the workplace. EHS professionals apply the principles of math, science, engineering, communications and economics to the protection of people, property and the environment. The EHS program focuses on environmental, health and safety regulations 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, at one of the lowest costs in the country.)

Award Options for Environmental, Health and Safety

  • Associate in Applied Science - EHS
  • Diploma - EHS
  • Certificate - EHS

Job Outlook for for Environmental, Health and Safety

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 regulations. 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.

For details, please visit this link http://www.bls.gov/oco/


  1. Fall 2016 8-week online courses start August 22 and end December 9, 2016.
  2. Fall 2016 enrollment continues through August 22, 2016. Contact Dominique Petrillo (see contact information link above).