Safety Engineering Technology Associate Degree | Northcentral Technical College

Safety Engineering Technology

Associate Degree

The Safety Engineering Technology Associate Degree program prepares learners to work in a variety of positions in the manufacturing sector. A graduate will be able to contribute to an environmental, health and safety program in any size organization. This specialization is ideal for preparing graduates to work with supervisors and employees to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Learners will gain a specialized education in environmental, health and safety concepts and regulations, lean concepts, problem solving, CAD, leadership and safety and environmental management. Potential occupations include: Safety Technician, Loss Control Technician, Assistant Safety Engineer, Claims Analyst, Environmental Engineering Technician, Assistant Safety Engineer, and Safety and Environmental Engineering Technician.

program at a Glance

Safety Engineering Technology 61-62 Credit Associate Degree

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau -
  • Antigo -
  • Medford -
  • Phillips -
  • Spencer -
  • Wittenberg -

Approximate Cost

$12,650 (Tuition: $10165, Books: $2485)

Average Starting Salary

$51,300 Annually, based on the 2016 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate established safety principles
  • Apply appropriate laws and regulations
  • Demonstrate 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 the appropriate occupational reports
  • Implement lean practices relating to environmental health and safety in a manufacturing setting
  • Articulate the value of continuing professional development

Potential Careers

  • Safety Technician
  • Safety and Environmental Engineering Technician
  • Assistant Safety Engineer
  • Environmental Engineering Technician
  • Claims Analyst
  • Assistant Safety Engineer
  • Loss Control Technician

Course List

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Course List

Earn Credit for What You Know

This program offers opportunities for you to test out of classes by demonstrating your learning from past work or life experiences.

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Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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