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Western Kentucky University

Graduate Cerrtificate Program

Graduate Certificate Programs

1. Environmental Health and Safety

The certificate program in Environmental Health and Safety is designed to provide advanced professional training for careers focused on protection of human and ecosystem health from hazards in the built and natural environments. Designed for working professionals and students desiring opportunities with industry, consulting firms, government agencies and other environmental health science professions.  Online courses will provide students with diverse in-place learning opportunities.

2. Advanced Worksite Health Promotion

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Worksite Health Promotion, offered through the WKU Department of Public Health, enables students to blend health education, program planning, communication, and health and safety in a unique way. The blending provides graduates with a comprehensive skill base for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs in a work environment, as well as effective communication techniques and a basic understand of workplace hazards.

3.  Worksite Health Promotion Professional Certificate

This online Worksite Health Promotion (Non-degreed) Certificate is designed for students and professionals who have the interest or responsibility of running a health promotion program in the workplace. This certificate will provide training in skills needed to run a results-oriented program. The certificate exposes participants to evidence-based procedures that will assist in designing programs that could produce positive health outcomes as well as higher productivity and lower absenteeism.

This certificate program will provide a comprehensive skill base for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs in a worksite environment as well as effective communication and marketing techniques.

 

 

 

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 Last Modified 9/24/14