Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Occupational Safety and Health, Certificate (1779)

Program Coordinator

Edrisa Sanyang,, (270) 745-3500

The certificate program in Occupational Safety and Health is designed to provide advanced professional training for careers focused on the protection and promotion of human health from workplace hazards. Designed for working professionals and students desiring opportunities with industry, consulting firms, government agencies, and other occupational safety and health science professions, online courses will provide students with diverse in-place learning opportunities.

Program Admission

Students applying to the program must have a baccalaureate degree in a related field or a baccalaureate degree and related experience in health and safety, human resources, and related fields, and approval by the program director.

Program Requirements (12 hours)

Required Courses
EOHS 502Health Promotion in the Workplace3
EOHS 550Principles of Occupational Safety and Health3
PH 584Principles of Environmental Health3
Select 3 hours of the following: 13
Health Assessment in Workplace
Environmental Management and Risk Assessment
Industrial Hygiene
Air Quality Management
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Environmental Toxicology
Solid and Hazardous Wastes
Public Health Management of Disasters
Applied Methods in Public Health Practice/Field Epidemiology
Advanced Biostatistics
Advanced Epidemiology
Total Hours12

Other elective courses may be chosen with advisor approval.