The aim of this certificate program is to provide concentrated graduate education in a well-defined area of environmental health. By means of highly focused course work, the objective of the program is to impart proficiency in the risk sciences for individuals who desire positions involving risk assessment strategies or already have such positions and are seeking to strengthen their professional competency. These include the following groups:
Public and private sector professionals who evaluate scientific data in the context of risk assessment and management,
health and safety professionals, including industrial hygienists and Environmental and occupational health professionals who need to acquire or strengthen training in the risk sciences,
Environmental scientists, engineers, policy analysts, and health and safety professionals,
The certificate program includes not only an updated concentration in Risk Assessment fundamentals, but also an expanded selection of Electives that includes new choices reflecting fast moving environment-related knowledge.
Students must have a graduate degree or be pursuing one concurrently. Students must complete 15 credits: 11 credits of required courses plus 4 elective credits.