Environmental & Regulatory Science | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

Main Content Start

Environmental & Regulatory Science

When earning an Associate's Degree in Environmental and Regulatory Science, you'll learn how to use scientific knowledge to keep businesses and products in compliance with current regulatory agencies and create a safe and healthy environment for all employees and the surrounding communities.

Degree, Transfer Options and Careers

This program is a good foundation for students wishing to transfer to a four-year institution with the desire to complete a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science or a health-related field.

With our Associate of Applied Science program in Environmental and  Regulatory Science, you may find careers in the following occupations:
  • Environmental/safety professionals with private industry or governmental agencies such as EPA, OSHA, and Corp of Engineers
  • Environmental managers with public utilities
  • GIS Technicians in local and federal government
  • Risk Managers with insurance providers and consulting firms
Because this degree is designed for transfer, job outcomes are based largely on your choice of business discipline and the institution to which you transfer.