The online Construction Safety graduate certificate is designed to allow working professionals with a bachelor's degree to acquire construction safety and health knowledge. The coursework will provide a background in construction topics, occupational safety, project management, and negotiation skills. Students will learn to identify hazards, apply fundamental concepts of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorder prevention, and effectively manage safety projects in construction settings.
Note: Students in the Construction Safety graduate certificate program can enroll in the Master of Science in Environmental Safety and Health or Master of Business Administration programs at UW-Whitewater if they meet the program criteria, and certificate courses that are part of a degree program may count toward completion of that degree at a later date.
Students must complete five courses (13 credits) that are available online.
Required Courses (10 credits)
Choose One Additional Course (3 credits)
No GMAT required.
To qualify for admission to the certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution and meet graduate admission criteria.
If you do not meet the graduate admission criteria, please email us to determine if you could be admitted on a conditional basis.
International students must meet additional criteria and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Contact us for information and assistance.
Online business graduate programs at UW-Whitewater are a superior value at $678 USD per credit for the 2023-24 academic year — whether you are a Wisconsin resident, an out-of-state student, or international student.
If you compare our graduate tuition to other AACSB-accredited business schools who offer online classes, you will find that this per-credit price is quite reasonable.
What creates this value?
Graduate students can purchase textbooks and other instructional materials through the University Bookstore or elsewhere online. Students should verify what materials are needed with their instructor.
Students enrolled in the Graduate certificate programs are not federal aid eligible.
Students completing a certificate with a degree program may be eligible for financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or employment. All of these make up a “Financial Aid Package” and may be offered singly or in various combinations. Since funds are limited, priority for aid is based on financial need and how promptly applications are filed. For more information, please reach out directly to the Financial Aid department.