Certificate in Occupational Safety
Iowa State University

Program Details

If your job features management responsibilities but you are not planning on a career as a safety professional, this online occupational health and safety degree can help you get started.  Companies must have occupational safety so this certificate can give graduates a leg up in the job market, providing formal recognition in this specialized field of study.  You will gain knowledge and skills that will allow you to improve a company’s ability to protect their workers from injuries and illnesses.  

Core courses likely include:

  • Principles of Injury Prevention 
  • Occupational Safety Management 
  • Occupational Safety 
  • Legal Aspects of Occupational Safety and Health 
  • Industrial Hygiene: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Hazards

Unlike many undergraduate degrees, students must have a bachelor’s degree or be currently working on one for admission to this program.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Iowa State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or in progress of completing one