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Undergraduate Certificate Programs

Undergraduate Certificate Programs

1. Long-Term Care Administration:  Apply Now

This certificate program is expected to address three areas of need in Long Term Care (LTC) administration and WKU mission, namely market demand and industry expectations, program restructuring, and growth in the global market.

When combined with the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration undergraduate degree, students graduate from a NAB Academic Accreditation Program, one of only 11 in the United States!  Visit to learn more about NAB Academic Approval.

New! Click here to find out more about the 100% Online HCA/LTCA Certificate Cohort Program, beginning Fall 2016!

2. Occupational Safety and Health:  Apply Now

In order to prepare a qualified workforce to address the occupational health and safety needs of today's industries, WKU now offers a 100% online Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health.

The effective management of workplace and environmental health and safety concerns has become an increasingly vital and expected component of responsible business procedures. Federal and State legislation governing workplace health and safety practices is becoming far more sophisticated and stringent, and has contributed to a growing employer need for health and safety professional expertise. Although the job markets for professionals, such as environmental science specialists, engineers, and compliance inspectors, are expected to grow as much as 27% over the next seven years*, the workforce to meet such a tremendous demand is not available.

The online Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is ideal for individuals who are looking to enter the field and would like to further their education or advance their career. This certificate will prepare you for this growing area of employment in as little as nine months.

3. Worksite Health Promotion:  Apply Now

Program Objectives:
  1. Utilize effective communication techniques with employees and employers including the benefits and consequences of various lifestyle behaviors.
  2. Design a worksite health promotion program which will encompass all aspects of health program planning including:  Needs assessment, Program planning design, Effective implementation of programs, Evaluation of program for quality and effectiveness
  3. Provide worksite opportunities for focused training in disease prevention and health promotion for a healthy and productive working population
  4. Demonstrate to management the importance of a supportive environment for successful worksite wellness.


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