Environmental Science and Technology

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Instructors

Dr. Sarah Cammer

Dr. Dhimitri Skende

Overall Goals

This program combines field investigation,  laboratory analysis, report writing, and summary presentations to develop technical and college preparatory skills necessary for employment in the competitive, and ever-growing environmental science field.

Increased Demand in a Growing Field

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), professions in environmental science are expected to grow at rates of 15-29% by 2022, which is significantly faster than other occupations, which are growing at rates of <5% (BLS). Starting salaries range from $38,000 to $118,000 depending initial certifications and experience.

Career Partners and Advisors

  • Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • Massachusetts Audubon
  • Massachusetts Department of Protection
  • Worcester State University
  • Mount Wachusett Community College
  • Clark University
  • Worcester Department of Public Works Association

Technical Certifications

  • ArcGIS (ESRI)
  • OSHA
  • American Red Cross
  • Small Water