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Safety Engineering Technology
Program Code: 10-449-3


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Associate Degree: 2 Years, 67 Credits
Oshkosh Campus

Financial Aid Eligible
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The Safety Engineering Technology program will provide you with a background in the areas of Environmental Safety and Health and expand your knowledge of the relationship that engineering has to safety in the manufacturing and service industries. Safety and Environmental regulations continue to grow along with a need for employees who have an understanding of these rules. As a graduate, you will be well suited to work as a Safety or Environmental Technician, or a Safety Officer or Manager in Safety or Environmental Departments in Business & Industry.


Program Description

The Safety Engineering Technology degree consists of 67 credits designed to provide you with a broad background in Environmental Health & Safety in Industrial and Service settings. Topics of study include regulatory interpretation and application, workplace ethics, employee safety. Coursework is taken from DOT, EPA and OSHA regulations. Classes are offered on a flexible schedule, and you may begin at any time. Contact an Academic Advisor for details.


Program/Plan Admission Requirements

  • Skills assessment
  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Pre-admission interview with department staff

Program Outcomes

Graduates of any of this specialty track within the SET program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate established safety principles.
  • Apply appropriate laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrate effective engineering control techniques.
  • Develop and comply with OSHA guidelines.
  • Articulate the role of sustainability as a business practice.
  • Perform compliance inspections.
  • Articulate and apply applicable ISO standards.
  • Prepare for submission of appropriate occupational reports.
  • Recognize the differences between manufacturing processes and the general impact of such differences on operating procedures.
  • Implement lean practices relating to environmental health and safety in a manufacturing process.
  • Articulate the value of continuing professional development.

Program Offered at This Location
  • Appleton-1825 N. Bluemound Drive

Helpful High School Courses
English, science and math courses will be helpful.
Contact Us

For additional information, call or e-mail H. T. Linson at (920) 735-2445 or visit the department website at www.fvtc.edu/safety.

For additional program/admission information, View Program Plan.


Will my credits transfer to a 4-year college?


Students must follow the program curriculum in place at the time of enrollment into the program.
If you have questions, contact your advisor.

2014-15 Educational Program