The University of Tulane offers an Industrial Hygiene Graduate Certificate distance learning program for students interested in satisfying the American Board of Industrial Hygiene’s requirements for Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH). The purpose of enrolling is to ensure the student’s successful passage of the CIH exam which is a sign of professionalism in the field of industrial hygiene.
Students will become competent in basic scientific and engineering principles for the purpose of recognizing potential hazards in the workplace. Analytic chemistry is also taught as a way to help correctly interpret the stressors of occupational health. The interpretation of toxicology literature, management of appropriate protective equipment, and critical thinking techniques for the implementation of effective industrial hygiene programs are main areas of focus.
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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 EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.7 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)
- Appllicants must have 60 or more credits in undergraduate or graduate level courses in mathematics, engineering, science, and technology, with at least 15 of those at the upper (junior, senior, graduate) level.
- Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in industrial hygiene or closely related field is required.