Graduate Certificate in Occupational & Environmental Health
Tulane University

Program Details

Mid-career professionals can expand their knowledge of the impacts of environmental and workplace hazards on human health with the online Graduate Certificate in Occupational and Environmental Health. The curriculum prepares students to understand and evaluate chemical exposures, assess health effects, create and manage preventive measures, and promote wellness in work settings.

Professionals from a wide range of specialties can benefit from this program, such as healthcare providers, public health officials, environmental health specialists, and those with science-related degrees who want to pursue a career in occupational or environmental health. Students will learn best practices for training fellow health professionals. Courses also train students on how to assess hazards and exposure pathways and their impact on health and wellness.

Some of the topics covered in this online public health program include:

  • Principles of toxicology
  • Workplace wellness
  • Principles of industrial hygiene
  • Health and safety training and evaluation

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Tulane University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.7 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Baccalaureate degree, preferably in a STEM area, public health, nursing, medicine or other health care professional degree is recommended.
  • Applilcants should have a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in industrial hygiene or closely related field.