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Environmental Compliance Specialist

20-449-1 Certificate (C) 6 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Gain a foundation in the environmental laws and regulations found in industry. You’ll learn about safety procedures associated with the day-to-day handling of hazardous materials and waste streams, along with emergency response procedures. Your training will include coursework in auditing and inspection programs, air and water emissions, and hazardous and solid waste stream management. You’ll have the skills and training for this specialized career path.


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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (6 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Environmental Laws & Regulations in Industry

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10449134
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides an overview of regulatory agencies at the local, state and federal levels that apply in an industrial setting. Coursework includes interpreting and applying laws, regulations, inspection programs and potential fines. It also addresses the development of resources to aid in regulatory compliance.

  • Hazardous Materials Management

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10449183
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides information regarding relevant laws and regulations, relevant scientific principles and their application, and best management practices of hazardous materials.


Expected Competencies

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