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.
Evidence of ability to succeed in graduate level Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health course work (evidence of this could include relevant work experience, GRE scores, or professional certification, e.g., CSP, CPE).
Note: Students in the Occupational Ergonomics Certificate Program may enroll in the Masters of Science in Safety at UW-Whitewater if they meet the normal criteria for that program.
The Certificate Program requires completion of the following three courses:
SAFETY 688 ERGONOMICS
SAFETY 671 APPLIED METHODS IN ERGONOMICS
ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS