Programs

Health, Safety & Environment

This Certificate program is intended to appeal to experienced working professionals anywhere in the world who seek to broaden their understanding of the interrelatedness of the areas of health, safety and environment. The required courses will present the fundamental of HSE and address topics that include basics of the persistent worldwide issues of air and water quality, solid and hazardous wastes, worker safety, legal requirements, and effective management. The impact of health, safety and the environment topics will be addressed for developed and less developed countries.

Course location/delivery

The Certificate is offered fully online

Admission requirements

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Suggested/preferred undergraduate majors: environmental science, engineering, biology, public health.

Application process

Please visit us here to access the application. In addition, to the application forms please submit:

Time Limit for Completion of Certificate

Per University Policy, all Certificates have a five year time limit; however, the approximate time to complete the Certificate is two years.

Prerequisites

None

Requirements

15 credit hours

PHC 6307 – Principles of Exposure Assessment & Control (3)
PHC 6345 – HSE Management & Administration (3)
PHC 6300 – Principles of Environmental Health (3)
PHC 6355 – Principles of Occupational Safety (3)
PHC 6934 – Global Issues in Environment & Health (3) 

Electives

None

Credit toward graduate degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Standardized tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.

Contacts

Steve Mlynarek, PH.D., C.I.H.
813-974-6628
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Rene Salazar, Ph.D., C.I.H.
813-974-9623
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Nolan Kimball, M.A.
813-974-1120
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Pre-Admissions Advising - Public Health
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