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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.


Program Coordinator:

Dr. Sang Choi
Winther 6052
Phone: (262) 472-1641
Email: chois@uww.edu

Department Program Assistant:

Kay Vant
Winther 6034
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, 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.


CERTIFICATE IN OCCUPATIONAL ERGONOMICS:

The Certificate Program requires completion of the following three courses:

SAFETY 688 ERGONOMICS

SAFETY 671 APPLIED METHODS IN ERGONOMICS

SAFETY 672 ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS