Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health

The Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is designed for graduate students, public health professionals, health care providers, and occupational health and safety practitioners who seek to improve health and safety practices and compliance in their organizations. Students will learn about physical and psychosocial hazards in occupational environments, risk assessment, applying control measures and monitoring their effectiveness, and environmental assessment and modelling. The recommended duration for the certificate program is two academic semesters (fall, spring). All credits must be earned within two years.


Program Requirements

The program requires successful completion of 12 credit hours.


Core Requirements (6 Cr. Hrs.)                               


Elective Requirments (6 Cr. Hrs.)


Students are eligible for additional certifications: the 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health [OSHA] General Industry card (course: CPH 590) and the Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist credential (course: ENV 909) from the Council for the Accreditation of Occupational Hearing Conservationists.