Occupational Health and Safety Certificate Program
OverviewThe safety certificate will meet the needs of this growing general industry and petrochemical expansion. It will allow students to seek an entry-level position in the field of safety. The certificate will also allow students to continue their education by entering the Occupational Safety and Health Associate Degree program, preparing them to become safety professionals.
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What Will I Learn?
Students will learn:
- To develop and manage safety and health programs for many industries
- How to help government and industry identify various work hazards
- Where to find helpful resources
- How to reduce on-the-job injuries
- Ways to protect the environment
What Can I Do With This Certificate?With the Institute's Occupational Safety and Health Technology Certificate you may work as a field safety technician, in a company's safety department, or in the construction industry.
Degree RequirementsA minimum grade of "C" must be earned in all courses in this program. In addition, a grade point average of 2.0 must be maintained in all courses to receive an Associate of Applied Science degree or certificate. Certificate of Completion in Occupational Safety & Health Technology requires 24 SCH.
This program has open enrollment. Applications are due before the beginning of the semester. TSI testing is not required for the certificate program.