The Environmental Science and Toxicology certificate prepares students for entry-level technician positions in the fields of environmental science, toxicology, and forensic science or to continue their studies beyond the certificate to receive a two- or four-year degree.
Upon completion of this certificate program, graduates should be able to:
- Know federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and standards affecting environmental science operations
- Apply chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics to environmental science, toxicology, and forensic science
- Take and analyze for pollutants and toxins air, water, and soil samples in the field and in the laboratory
- Identify career options in the environmental science, toxicology, and forensic science fields
- Explain the basic concepts of public health and occupational health and safety