Water Treatment Technology Certificate Program

Set yourself apart and advance your career

on your schedule – at your pace!

Financing Available

“This is the most convenient and complete program I’ve found.”

– Raymond K

A certificate in Water Treatment Technology can help you:

Advance your career

Some states allow you to substitute education for additional operator experience.  Check with your state for requirements or give us a call for more information.

Improve your reputation

A recognized credential from American Water College and California State University, Fresno will set you apart as a water treatment professional.

Increase your income

Let the knowledge you gain and the credential you earn help increase your income as you are recognized as an expert water treatment and distribution operator.

A Program Designed to Meet Your Needs


✅  Start the program at any time

✅  Complete courses on your schedule

✅  Work at your own pace

✅  Available 24/7

✅  100% online


✅   Tuition Reimbursement eligible

✅   Pay tuition in full and save

✅   Get started with low initial payment

✅   Monthly payment plan available


✅   No hidden fees

✅   Electronic textbooks included

✅   Water Quality & Monitoring

✅   Treatment & Distribution

✅   Hydraulics & Electricity

Payment Options

Single Payment

Pay tuition in full and save


(save $193)

Monthly Payment Plan

$499 first installment, then


($2,688 total)

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Water Treatment & Transmission Technology Program


after $499 enrollment fee

($2,688 total)


Water Treatment & Transmission Technology

This program provides you with a comprehensive study of drinking water treatment and transmission technology. Course material consists of reading assignments, video lectures, and lesson quizzes.

The Water Treatment and Transmission Technology Certificate Program includes 10 modules. All modules are self-paced, online courses. Students will receive a certificate upon completing each module as well as an overall certificate after completing all 10 modules. The topics of the modules are outlined below.

This certificate program is made up of the following 10 classes:

  1. Water Sources
  2. Introduction to Water Treatment
  3. Advanced Water Treatment 
  4. Introduction to Water Transmission and Distribution
  5. Advanced Water Transmission and Distribution
  6. Water Quality
  7. Water Treatment Math
  8. Applied Hydraulics
  9. Applied Chemistry
  10. Electricity for the Water Industry

One Year Experience Substitute

The certificate earned upon completion of the entire program is recognized by the California State Water Resources Control Board as a substitute for one year of water treatment and water distribution operator experience.

American Water College & Fresno State Partnership

American Water College
Fresno State
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