Environmental Health and Safety

Program Level: Certificate, Diploma, Associate
Department: Skilled and Technical Sciences

Ever wonder what it would be like to be part of a hazardous waste cleanup? Are you curious about industrial environmental regulations and compliance? Our Environmental Health and Safety program will prepare you for a career on the front-line as a health and safety technician or manager. You’ll gain the skills needed to pursue a successful career in safety; industrial environmental regulations and compliance; and hazardous materials handling and safe storage in industrial, medical and educational environments. Our Environmental Health and Safety program is available through a combination of online and face-to-face learning.


Online blended

Program Options

Associate of Applied Science



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  • At 2018-19 tuition and fee rates, completing the 62 credits required for the Environmental Health and Safety degree costs:

    Nebraska residents - $6,200

    Non-residents - $8,928

    These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

    2018-19 Tuition and Fees (cost per credit) Tuition Fees Total
    Nebraska Resident $88 $12 $100
    Non Resident $132 $12 $144

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  • Finish in 2 years by completing 15-16 credits a semester for 4 semesters

    The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

    Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

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