Occupational Safety & Health

Occupational Safety & Health, Online Certificate Program

Occupational Safety & Health, Online Certificate Program


The UConn Online Occupational Safety and Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program prepares students for a successful career in the growing field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). Designed for working adults, this online program allows students access to the courses from any location, seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Students must have a bachelor's degree to apply to this program, which can be completed in as little as one year.

Our Occupational Safety and Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is an efficient way to build credentials, apply learned knowledge to facilitate upward mobility, and is advantageous for individuals charged with new occupational health and safety responsibilities or seeking a career change.

The Role of OSH Professionals

Every day occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals protect employees, property, the environment, and the general public by anticipating, identifying, evaluating, controlling, and communicating workplace safety and health hazards. Working behind the scenes, they help to eliminate fatalities and reduce workplace injuries and illnesses by assisting employers in creating and maintaining safe working environments.

Taught by UConn Faculty and Skilled Practitioners

The UConn Occupational Safety and Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program is a focused series of five (5) online credit courses taught by UConn faculty who are experienced practitioners in the OSH field. Paul Bureau, a faculty member who is Program Director of the OSH Certificate Program, has more than 30 years working in the field as an OSH professional.

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