Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Occupational Safety & Health, Certificate (1705)

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

Program Coordinator

Ritchie D. Taylor, ritchie.taylor@wku.edu, (270) 745-8975

The certificate program in Occupational Safety & Health requires 15 hours and is designed to provide training for careers focused on the protection of human health from occupational hazards in the built and natural environments. Courses will require application of basic Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) principles and challenges, which will prepare students for diverse opportunities in safety and health, environmental management, and business careers. 

Program Requirements (15 hours)

ENV 120Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health3
ENV 221Safety and Health Standards, Codes, and Regulations3
ENV 321Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene3
ENV 322Physical Hazards Recognition and Control I3
ENV 423Safety Program Management3
Total Hours15