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Environmental Technology

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

Earn an Advanced Certificate in Environmental Technology to improve your career options and mobility.

Successful completion of this program prepares you for employment in many areas related to the environment.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in environmental technology? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer or other specialist. Other duties may include the collection of samples of gases, soil, water and other materials for testing.

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Apply theory and principles of environmental engineering to modify, test and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control and remediation of environmental problems, including waste treatment and site remediation, under the direction of an engineering staff or a scientist. Assist in the development of environmental remediation devices.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

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of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Inspect and investigate sources of pollution to protect the public and the environment, and ensure conformance with Federal, State and local regulations and ordinances.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

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 of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on!

Program costs

Total credits: 34

Fee Cost
In-district tuition and fees $4,661
Out-district tuition and fees $7,528
Books and supplies $2,210

*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.

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.

Convenience

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 learning centers, so you can take classes even closer to home.  

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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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Student to professor ratio

With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.

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95% of our professors have a master’s degree or higher.


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