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Professional and Graduate Certificates

In the Department of Public and Environmental Wellness, we offer graduate certificates to advance knowledge and skills. Whether you are a post-baccalaureate or graduate student, or a working health professional, our certificates are designed for you.

Global and Population Health Services

Enhance your knowledge in developing and communicating program goals and objectives to stakeholders, and improving the efficiency and quality of health program delivery, with the global and population health services graduate certificate. This certificate can be taken independently or as part of Oakland’s MPH program. Learn more at the global and population health services page.

Health Equity

With the graduate certificate in health equity, expand your knowledge of the root causes of health inequities. You will be prepared to develop and implement strategic initiatives that diminish health disparities and foster equitable health. This certificate can be taken as part of OU’s MPH degree or separately. Visit the health equity page to learn more.

Epidemiological Research

Advance your knowledge of epidemiological methods and gain experience in developing a robust research student design and conducting higher-level statistical analyses. With the graduate certificate in epidemiological research, you’ll take courses related to research, biostatistics and disease. This certificate can be taken independently or as part of the MPH program. Learn more at the epidemiological research page.

Environmental Health and Safety Management

Take classes in advanced safety and health administration, risk assessment and loss control, accident and incident investigation/analysis, and more to become a leading expert in safety. The graduate certificate in environmental health and safety management (EHSM) prepares you to enter the field or expand your career opportunities without committing to a full graduate degree, although this certificate may also be applied to Oakland University’s Master of Science in Safety Management should you desire to continue your education. Visit the EHSM certificate page to learn more.

Human Factors and Ergonomics

Promote the safety of the workforce for employees through a combination of exercise science, health and safety, and engineering. By taking into account perspectives of all three fields, effectively design and analyze work environments while considering the human body's functions and needs. Expand your career potential while having an even greater positive impact on people and organizations. Learn more at the Human Factors and Ergonomics webpage.

Environmental Protection

If you are passionate about protecting the environment, choose this graduate certificate to help you further your career opportunities and make an impact. You will expand your ability to effectively and confidently manage programs that protect the environment. Learn more at the environmental protection webpage.

Industrial Hygiene

Explore areas such as occupational hygiene, controls, environmental health science and toxicology to reduce workplace injury and illness. With this fully-online certificate, you will expand your ability to manage occupational health hazards. Learn more at the industrial hygiene webpage.

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