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Central Wyoming College has two new Associate of Applied Science degree programs in Environment, Health and Safety, one focusing on the environment and the other on health and safety.
This program is extremely significant to the local energy industry, CWC has many industry partners that have provided financial input. The college has also received federal funds and scholarship assistance is available to qualified students to cover tuition and fees.
Environment, Health and Safety
Health and safety technicians possess the skills necessary to prevent injuries and lower risks for employers and organizations. As health and safety concerns continue to escalate, health and safety technicians are needed more than ever! Do you want to become one of the most sought after professionals in the country? Jump start your career today.
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Health and Safety is designed for students interested in the safety and compliance fields within the energy sector and other industries.
The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop critical and creative thinking, computation, communication and technology skills. The program requirements for the Health & Safety Technician provide students with a basic understanding of biology and chemistry related to the environment and the energy industry in addition to state and federal environmental laws and regulations. Students will also develop skills in worksite safety, incident prevention, incident investigation, management and training.
Associate of Applied Science
Are you concerned about the environment? Do you want to make a difference? Be part of the emerging field of Environment, Health and Safety. CWC is now offering the opportunity to learn the skills required to safeguard our environment.
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree – Environmental Technician track – is designed for students interested in the environmental, safety, technical, and compliance fields within the energy sector and other industries.
The general educational requirements are designed to encourage students to develop skills in analytics, computation, communication, and technology. The program requirements for the Environmental Technician track will provide students with a general understanding of biology, chemistry, geology, and ecology. In addition, students will obtain an introduction to state and federal environmental laws and regulations. These applications will be related to the energy sector and other related industries. Students will develop skills in testing, mapping, safety, and compliance.
Graduates will have the necessary background to describe and respond to environmental hazards. Skilled environmental technicians can provide many professional services including: soil, water, and emission compliance; environmental sampling; industrial hygiene; professional consultations and many more.
Compliance with local, state, and federal statutes is heavily dependent upon the work of environmental technicians.