Environmental laboratory testing is a crucial aspect of our society’s environmental management. The orchestration of drinking water purification and waste water management along with pollution remediation dominate the careers available to bioscience environment laboratory technologists. This program prepares students to work in laboratories associated with environmental management.
Minimum Program Length: 2 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost: $3,306
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- Must be 18 years of age
- Official high school or GED transcript is required to apply
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
- Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.
Employment Opportunities:Environmental laboratory technicians may work in a wet lab analyzing pH, phosphate levels or microbial screening. Other technicians may determine biological oxygen demand or chemical oxygen demand in samples.
Salary Potential:Minimum: $35,000
Program Additional Fees (Cost are estimated and are subject to change): Books and Supplies: $1,500.00 and Uniform:$100.00
As set forth in its student catalog, Atlanta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). For further information regarding these laws (Title VI and IX) contact Mattie Goss, equity/special needs coordinator, Atlanta Technical College, Cleveland Dennard Center, suite B174, 404.225.4446. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. To request reasonable accommodations upon enrollment (Section 504/ADA), contact Mattie Goss, career planner/special needs, student affairs division, Cleveland Dennard Building, suite B174, 404.225.4446. Email: email@example.com. Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.
Blood and Airborne Pathogens: Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens. These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at tcsg.org.
At a GlanceContact: Barry Bates, Program Coordinator