1 year (3 terms including summer)
The Water and Wastewater Treatment Specialist diplomas are designed to address the education requirements of both operators working in the water treatment industry and entry-level students interested in entering the water treatment and wastewater treatment industry. The diploma credential can be further laddered into the Water Environmental Technology AAS degree program.
The main objective of the program is to provide a comprehensive educational opportunity for immediate and future plant operations and treatment employees and managers. People who may be interested in this program:
- Entry-level students interested in entering the field of water or wastewater treatment technology.
- Plant operators working on improving their industry certification level through attainment of coursework.
- Plant operators laddering their education into the Water Environmental Technology degree.
This diploma is eligible for state and federal financial aid.
|First Semester||Credit Hours|
|WAT-304||Water Treatment I||4|
|WAT-305||Water Distribution Systems||4|
|WAT-312||Water Treatment II||4|
|WAT-400||Permits and Administration||1|
|WAT-301||Basic Mechanical Maintenance and Pumps||3|
|WAT-401||Water and Wastewater Management||2|
|ENV-115||Environmental Science 1||3|
|Communications Course 1||3|
Courses may be taken before beginning the program.