School of Medicine

Division of Occupational & Environmental Health

Overview

Graduate Certificate of Occupational Safety and Health (COSH)

The purpose of the Graduate Certificate of Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) was designed to help meet graduate-level regional and national needs for personnel trained in various areas related to Occupational Safety and Health. The COSH program will require students to complete at least 15 credit hours of graduate level coursework in OSH.

Students can elect to participate in one of the following COSH options:

Minimum Qualifications

Students in the Graduate Certificate of Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) program will typically have completed a bachelor's degree, are working within the industry and are seeking to develop additional competency in the field of Occupational Safety and Health.

The COSH also meets the academic requirements for physicians working in Occupational Safety and Health, who are seeking board certification in Occupational Medicine through the American Board of Preventive Medicine.