An Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology major/degree is a program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing and using indoor and outdoor environmental pollution control systems.
Includes instruction in environmental safety principles, testing and sampling procedures, laboratory techniques, instrumentation calibration, safety and protection procedures, equipment maintenance, and report preparation.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology (use the College Search feature and enter "environmental engineering" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology?
With a degree in this major, you have the options of working in private industry, research, think tanks, public entities, and self-employed capacities.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors
- Energy, Technology and Environmental Business Association
Publications/Magazines in Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology