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.
Official transcripts reflecting an earned bachelor’s degree, with a 3.0 or higher grade point average and demonstrate completion of at least two semesters of biology, two semesters of chemistry, one semester of physics, and one semester of college level math.
Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
A one page resume/cv.
A one-page personal statement describing the applicant’s interest in and potential for contributing to the field of occupational health and career objectives.
All applicants whose primary language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the United States are required to submit official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.
|CPH 590||ELEMENTS OF INDUSTRIAL SAFETY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES||3|
|CPH 598||FUNDAMENTALS OF INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE||3|
|Elective Courses (pick 2 courses)|
|CPH 517||DESIGN OF MEDICAL HEALTH STUDIES||3|
|CPH 511||AGRICULTURAL HEALTH AND SAFETY||3|
|CPH 594||ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT||3|
|CPH 597||PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY||3|
|CPH 504||EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HEALTH||3|
|ENV 909||OCCUPATIONAL NOISE EXPOSURE AND HEARING LOSS||3|
|ENV 903||INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY||3|
|ENV 908||THERMAL STRESS IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT||3|
|EPI 925||THE PRACTICE OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY||3|