Occupational Safety and Health

The Department of Allied Health Sciences offers a post-baccalaureate online certificate program in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). The 15-credit certificate program may be completed entirely online. For students who wish and are able to experience one or more courses in a classroom environment, however, some courses also are offered in a classroom.

The certificate program is designed for individuals who possess a bachelor’s degree and who wish to enter the exciting and growing profession of occupational safety and health. It is also designed for individuals already practicing in the profession but who are interested in gaining an academic foundation to improve their work performance and enhance their professional advancement.

Requirements: In addition to the Graduate School general requirements for Certificate Programs, the following course work is required (each course is equivalent to three credits):

Required core courses: (nine credits) AH 3570, 3571, and 3573.

Elective courses: (six credits) AH 3173, 3175, 3275, 3278, or 3574.

Each required and elective course taken must be passed with a grade of B (not B-) or higher to count toward the certificate requirements.

This certificate is offered by theĀ College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources.