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Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health

Certificate in Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health

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

Required (12 credits):

IT 215 Hazardous Materials Safety Management  
IT 275 Principles of Industrial Hygiene  
IT 357 Occupational Safety and Health Regulatory Issues  
IT 457 Workplace Safety and Health  

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