Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Workplace Health Promotion, Certificate (1746)

Department website: https://www.wku.edu/publichealth


Program Coordinator

Gretchen M. Macy, gretchen.macy@wku.edu, (270) 745-5870

The graduate certificate program in Workplace Health Promotion will provide training for students and professionals who have an interest in developing health promotion programs in the workplace. This certificate program will provide a comprehensive skill base for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs in a workplace environment, effective communication techniques and a basic understanding of workplace hazards. This certificate will also introduce students to the Total Worker Health concept, which is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiative to integrate health promotion and health protection. 

Program Admission

Graduate School Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (15 hours)

Required Courses
EOHS 502Health Promotion in the Workplace3
PH 575Program Planning in Public Health Practice3
PH 587Health Behavior3
EOHS 503Health Assessment in Workplace3
EOHS 550Principles of Occupational Safety and Health3
Total Hours15