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Certificate in Environmental, Occupational Safety, & Health

This program will provide you with the technical and professional knowledge and skills required to improve health and safety practices in the workplace. The program is designed to increase your knowledge and expertise in the field of occupational safety and health. Enrollment in a degree program is not required for enrollment in the certificate program. However, if you are interested in pursuing a degree you may apply the credits earned through this certificate program to selected baccalaureate degree programs.

Curriculum

Curriculum

Required (12 credits):

IT 220 Hazardous Materials Safety Management
IT 275 Hazardous Materials Safety Management
IT 357 Occupational Safety and Health Regulatory Issues
IT 457 Workplace Safety and Health
CD 440 Public Administration Practicum

Electives (6 credits):

IT 241 Introduction to Environmental Studies
IT 325 Methods and Materials of Occupational Safety & Health Education
IT 328 Ergonomics
IT 242 Introduction to Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
IT 411 ISO 14000 Series of International Environmental Standards
PLS 250 Workers’ Compensation

Faculty