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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-527-2
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Technician checking water quality under a microscope

Water Quality Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Lab Technician
Water Plant Operator
Wastewater Systems Technician
Superintendent of Utilities

Average Median Wage


Water Quality Technology Programs

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources certifies water and wastewater operators within the state. A component of this regulation requires operators to obtain educational credits in order to renew their certification. Moraine Park Technical College provides the leadership role in the delivery of both associate degree and continuing education level courses to operators. These certificates have been designed to be of value to students entering the industry, and also to those improving their own marketability and skill level within the industry. They have been designed to be completed through conventional educational delivery or via the Internet.

Water Quality Technology Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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