Water Quality Management Technology


The Water Quality Management Technology (WQM) Program at Red Rocks Community College offers an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) and a Bachelor’s of Applied Science (BAS) degree as well as several certificates.  The AAS is a technical training program geared towards water and wastewater treatment, distribution, and collections.  The BAS program provides students with a broader understanding of water quality issues upstream and downstream from treatment facilities. BAS graduates will be prepared to protect water resources for the natural environment as well as humans. Students are introduced to the many functions and career opportunities within the field so they can establish an educational path that best fits their goals and interests.

Professionals in the water industry can obtain higher education or specific skills for promotion by attending specific courses or obtaining a certificate.. WQM also pairs students with a variety of internship and capstone opportunities so they can further hone their area of expertise.

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Distribution and Collection

Introduction to Water Treatment

Introduction to Wastewater Treatment

Laboratory Analysis

Mathematics in Water Quality 

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Water Quality Management Technology

Degree: Bachelor's of Applied Science

Water Quality Management Technology