Certificate in Construction Safety

The Certification in Construction Safety is designed to allow the working professional with a Bachelors Degree to acquire advanced construction safety and health knowledge. The Certificate will provide the student with a comprehensive background in construction safety and enable him/her to carry out worksite hazard assessments, develop and implement safety and health programs, and fulfill risk management responsibilities in the construction industry.

Certificate in Construction Safety Degree Requirements:
The Certificate Program requires completion of the following three courses:

  1. SAFETY 582 SAFETY IN THE CONSTUCTION INDUSTRY
  2. SAFETY 584 CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT PREVENTION
  3. SAFETY 682 CONSTRUCTION SAFETY MANAGEMENT

Program Coordinator:
Mr. Wayne Cole
Hyland 3502
Phone: (262) 472-1923
Email: colew@uww.edu

Department Secretary:
Hyland 3305
Phone: (262) 472-1117
Email: safety@uww.edu

Additional Admission Requirements:

Evidence of ability to succeed in graduate level Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health course work (evidence of this could include relevant work experience, or professional certification, e.g., CSP).

Students may apply  through the School of Graduate Studies.

Note: Students in the Construction Safety Certificate Program may enroll in the Masters of Science in Safety at UW-Whitewater if they meet the normal criteria for that program.