Environmental Health and Safety
Achieve and maintain environmental health and safety compliance while streamlining resources. In this certificate program, you’ll learn to effectively manage complex environmental health and safety issues and address risk and regulation. Gain strategies to control, prevent, and assess environmental and occupational hazards and how to communicate these risks to your stakeholders in an impactful way.
At a Glance
University College is committed to educational access, and given the difficult circumstances currently impacting millions of people, we are waiving application fees.
Skills You'll Learn
Develop environmental health and safety management systems
Comply to safety statutes and regulations
Assess, mitigate, and manage risk
Specialized Graduate Certificate in Certificate of Advanced Study in Environmental Health and Safety requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.
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Interested in a master's degree?
Explore our Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management with a concentration in Environmental, Health and Safety.
Take a Course Before You Apply
We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.
Predicted outcomes for graduates of Environmental Health and Safety
Employment of environmental professionals is projected to grow 8% through 2030, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Increased public interest in issues involving the environment, as well as strains placed on the environment due to population growth, is expected to increase demand for environmental specialists.
Businesses are expected to continue to work with environmental professionals to help them minimize the impact their operations have on the environment.
Environmental Scientists and Specialists Salary: National Average
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Hear from Our Students
"I was already working in my field and I was loving my field and so, I wanted to continue to be on the ground, getting my hands dirty, making an impact while pursuing my master's at the same time." —Dayna Reggero, graduate.
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.