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Environmental Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

Obtain a career in the environmental biology fields and enhance your career and job mobility. Earn an Associate in Applied Science degree  in environmental technology.

This growing field requires many diverse skills. with a motivated individual to provide protection of our vital environmental resources. Demand for highly skilled individuals continues to grow as we better understand the need to protect our environment.

Earning Potential

Transfer on to get a bachelor's and you could work as an environmental engineering technician. It's a great job for those interested in the environment. Plus, job growth in the Great Lakes Bay Region is expected to rise over the next 10 years. 

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $41,900 annually.

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Likely Careers

  • Environmental Engineering Technician
  • Biodiesel Technology
  • Environmental Science Teacher
  • Soil and Water Conservationist


  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
    Amazing faculty 

    At Delta, you get small classes, professors who see your potential and resources to help you succeed. Delta professors are here to teach. And, they're really good at it.

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About Delta's Program

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on! 

In this program, you'll gain skills and knowledge in the areas of:

  • Lab sampling techniques and writing of technical and field reports, properly filed
  • Compliance with federal, state and local environmental health and safety regulations
  • Working effectively with a diverse group of business, industry and regulatory bodies

Why you should choose Delta

High-quality science faculty and courses

Our faculty are highly trained and routinely speak at state and national conferences. Faculty often work with students as they begin to make career choices. Many classes offer interactive lecture, activity and hands-on lab sessions. Check out our travel courses, blended courses (combination of classroom and internet-based) and online courses. Courses range from introductory to those more advanced that satisfy the first two years of four-year degrees in science, engineering, medicine, and more.


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has off-campus centers, so you can take classes even closer to home.  


Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis, but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

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Transfer opportunities

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the proecess, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice!

In fact, if you're interested in earning a bachelor's degree, you have several options by coming to Delta first, and then transferring. 


Facts & Figures


With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer anywhere in Michigan.


1 in 8 people in our community, ages 17-70, has taken a class at Delta.

related programs

Environmental Technology - Transfer
Environmental Technology - Certificate