Water Quality Management is an industry built around maintaining public and environmental health by treating drinking water and wastewater. Take classes two nights a week and complete career-relevant projects at home with our part-time, hybrid option. We also have a full-time afternoon program.
At Emily Griffith, our program provides hands-on experience in technical areas across the industry, including chemistry and microbiological treatment processes, operation and maintenance of hydraulic equipment, maintaining conveyance systems, and much more. You will also learn about industry issues specific to Colorado.
What To Expect During the Program
- Students must be prepared to commit a minimum of 8-10 hours/week of study-time in addition to the weekly class time.
What Can I Do with an Water Quality Management Certificate?
Graduates use their certificate to work in jobs such as the following:
- Water Treatment Plant Operator
- Water Distribution System Operator
- Industrial Wastewater Treatment Operator
- Water Quality Lab Analyst
- Laboratory Technician
- Water Utilities Technician
Other potential career paths include jobs in environmental science/agriculture, natural disaster/emergency response, utilities and engineering.