Contact: Darren Linker (FS)
This unique degree was developed as a joint program between Pierce College and Edmonds Community College. Both colleges offer a two-year Occupational Safety and Health Technician Associate of Applied Science-T Degree (AAS-T). Students at both colleges participate in each course via online instruction.
The AAS-T degree is designed to transfer to a BAS degree at Central Washington University. It can also transfer to BA programs at The Evergreen State College, City University and University of Phoenix.
Occupational Safety and Health professionals work to prevent accidents and health hazards to workers, the community and the environment. They are employed in every industry, including public and private companies. Safety professionals work with physicians, engineers and management teams to eliminate work-related injuries and illness as well as respond to emergency preparedness and homeland security issues.
Professional/technical program competencies can be found at www.pierce.ctc.edu/dept/osh/outcomes