Environmental and Applied Technology

Cuyamaca College’s Environmental and Applied Technology pathway aligns programs and skills integrating today’s cutting-edge workforce needs. As the global focus on sustainability and environmental protection increases, job opportunities in environmental and applied technology fields are expanding. Being skilled in these areas can open up a wide range of career opportunities in both the public and private sectors. Environmental and applied technology skills often require collaboration across various disciplines, including engineering, biology, chemistry, computer technology, transportation and sustainability. Professionals with these skills can bridge the gap between different fields to develop holistic solutions.

Innovative Courses and Programs

Our Environmental and Applied Technology programs include short term and semester length courses that lead to certificates and degrees designed to prepare highly skilled students for the workforce. The field of environmental and applied technology is evolving rapidly and our faculty have come from or are currently in their field and are well equipped to teach current skills. We offer courses offered in 100% online, in-person and HyFlex (both online and in person at the student’s discretion) formats to allow flexibility in learning.

Our innovative class modules and pathways follow a guided plan to help students achieve their educational goal quickly. From learning new skills to achieving certificates and degrees, students who complete their plan in an Environmental and Applied Technology field have great earning potential with employers in the San Diego region and beyond.

Careers you can explore in Environmental and Applied Technology Programs

When deciding which environmental and applied technology program to explore, it's important to carefully evaluate your options to ensure that the program aligns with your interests and career goals. Visit the program pages below and the Career Center to learn more about the different career options available in Environmental and Applied Technology programs.

Automotive Technology
Automotive Technology Program
CADD Technology
CADD Technology Program
Center for Water Studies
Center for Water Studies Program
Computer Information Science
Computer Information Science Program
Environmental Health and Safety
Environmental Health and Safety Program
Graphic Design
Graphic Design Program
Ornamental Horticulture
Ornamental Horticulture Program
Surveying Program

Learn specialized skills with our Degree and Certificate Programs


  • Networking, Security and System Administration
  • Enterprise Networking emphasis
  • Enterprise System Administration emphasis
  • Web Development


  • Certified Ethical Hacking
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Cisco Network Professional
  • Cisco CyberOps
  • Comptia Network+
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Support Technician
  • Linux Institute LPIC 1 and LPIC 2
  • Red Hat Linux RHA
  • Palo Alto Networks PCNSA and PCNSE
  • VMware VCA and VCD
  • Web Design
  • Web Programming
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