Certificate in Occupational Ergonomics

The Certificate in Occupational Ergonomics is designed to prepare the working professional with a Bachelors Degree to meet the growing demand for safety professionals capable of dealing with work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD). This certificate provides students with a comprehensive background in ergonomic work analysis, hazard assessment, and program development in a variety of essential industries.

Certificate in Occupational Ergonomics Degree Requirements:
The Certificate Program requires completion of the following three courses:

  1. SAFETY 688 ERGONOMICS
  2. SAFETY 671 APPLIED METHODS IN ERGONOMICS
  3. SAFETY 672 ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS

Program Coordinator:
Dr. Sang Choi
Hyland 3509
Phone: (262) 472-1641
Email: chois@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.