Environmental Technology

The Environmental Technology program provides students with a variety of problem solving experiences in environmentally oriented activities. The trade offers opportunities for practical experiences through hands-on investigations, service learning, shadowing, internships, and cooperative learning. Students will acquire the knowledge, values, attitudes, and skills needed to protect and improve the environment. Environmental Technology offers both career-oriented and articulated course work for two and four year colleges in environmental sciences and technology.

Course Offerings

Environ Tech 10

Course Numbers: 11147 (4.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Enviironmental Technology Grade 10: Fall-- Natural Resource Management CIP 03.0299 Spring-- Solid & Hazardous Waste Management cip 15.0508


Environ Tech 11

Course Numbers: 11148 (4.00)(C) | 11199 (3.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Environmental Technology Grade 11: Fall-- Energy Technologies and Sustainability cip 15.0503 Spring-- Environmental Site Assessment cip 15.0507


Environ Tech 12

Course Numbers: 11149 (4.00)(C) | 11200 (3.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Environmental Technology Grade 12: Fall-- Environmental Sampling & Laboratory CIP 14.1401 Spring-- Applied Water Technologies cip 40.0606


Environ Tech 9

Course Numbers: 11146 (1.50)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Environmental Technology Grade 9: Spring Fundamentals of Environmental Systems CIP 03.0104


RT Environ Tech 10

Course Numbers: 11051 (1.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Related Theory Environmental Technology Grade 10:


RT Environ Tech 11

Course Numbers: 11052 (1.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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RT Environ Tech 12

Course Numbers: 11053 (1.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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RT Environ Tech 9

Course Numbers: 11050 (0.25)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Related Theory Envionmental Technology Grade 9: Earth Science


Cooperative Education and Internship Opportunities

All eligible students have the opportunity to participate in Cooperative Education and Internship experiences at a variety of approved learning sites across the city in their junior and/or senior year. While the requirements and specific opportunities vary from school to school, and program to program, the structured combination of classroom based education and practical work experience provides students with the skills necessary to comfortably navigate the world of work. Some of the internship and cooperative education opportunities students have experienced include the following partnership/s:

  • Broad Meadow Brook
  • Worcester Parks Department
  • Worcester DPW
  • Dept of Environmental Protection
  • Worcester Country Extension Svc
  • EcoTarium
  • Green Hill Park
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • MA Division Fisheries/Wildlife

Career Opportunities

  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Farmer
  • Environmental Police
  • Activist
  • Scientist
  • Teacher
  • Lab technician
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