The Certificate in Occupational Ergonomics is designed to prepare the working professional with a bachelor's 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:
- SAFETY 668 ERGONOMICS
- SAFETY 671 APPLIED METHODS IN ERGONOMICS
- SAFETY 672 ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS
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 Occupational Ergonomics Certificate Program may enroll in the Masters of Science in Environmental Safety & Health at UW-Whitewater if they meet the normal criteria for that program.