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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health & Safety

Program Description

The Environmental Health & Safety program will prepare students for employment as front-line health & safety technicians or managers required in many industries throughout the Midwest. This program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in safety, industrial environmental regulations and compliance, hazardous materials handling and safe storage in industrial, medical, and educational environments. The Environmental Health & Safety (ENHS) coursework is available through on-line blended delivery leading to certificate, diploma, and degree award options focused on advanced programming in industrial safety. Select courses in the applied certificate are available through the Training and Development division for face to face delivery.  Students may have the opportunity to transfer into a bachelor program in industrial safety. 

Student Learning Outcomes

Environmental Health and Safety graduates are prepared to:

  • Examine safety, construction, and environmental regulations.

  • Implement occupational standards.

  • Identify the principles of industrial hygiene.

  • Integrate a safety training program in the workplace.


Completion of the Enviromental Health & Safety Applied Certificate is equivalent to ENHS 1010, 1020, 1030, & 1040.


Associate of Applied Science