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Extended Programs

Professional Programs & Training

Health and Safety Certificate Programs

There are lots of great reasons to get a certificate through EMU.

  • Development. Keep up-to-date on regulations, refresh your skills and gain new ones.
  • Distinction. Learn from nationally known instructors while becoming more marketable.
  • Design. Build your own program through your elective choices.
  • Discount. Save up to $300 when you enroll in a certificate program.

Specialist in Occupational Safety and Health Standards

Construction Industry Concentration | Apply now.
Five required courses, plus electives; 125 contact hours minimum.

What courses do I need?
  • OSHA 510 OS&H Standards-Construction
  • OSHA 500 Trainer Course for the Construction Industry
  • OSHA 3110 Fall Arrest System; or Fall Protection/Competent Person (online only)
  • OSHA 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management
  • OSHA 7505 Introduction to Accident Investigation
  • Electives (Any OTI numbered courses except: OSHA 501, 502, 503, 510, 511 and 7845.)

General Industry Concentration |  Apply now.
Five required courses, plus electives; 125 contact hours minimum.

What courses do I need?
  • OSHA 511 OS&H Standards-General Industry
  • OSHA 501 Trainer Course for General Industry
  • OSHA 521 Guide to Industrial Hygiene
  • OSHA 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management
  • OSHA 7505 Introduction to Accident Investigation
  • Electives can be any of the OTI numbered courses with the exception of the OSHA 500, 502, 503, 510, 511, and 7845.


Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals

Construction Concentration | Apply now.
Three required courses, plus four electives; 68 contact hours minimum.

What courses do I need?

General Industry Concentration  Apply now.
Three required courses, plus four electives; 68 contact hours minimum.

What courses do I need?


Health and Safety Professional

General Industry Concentration | Apply now.
Six courses, 133 contact hours minimum.
Enhance your career development and improve your marketability in the workplace through completion of EMU's fully online Health and Safety Professional: General Industry certificate program. (Note: This certificate is not OSHA-approved.)

What courses do I need?
  • Occupational Health and Safety Standards for General Industry
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Principles of Ergonomics
  • Permit-Required Confined Spaces
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Fall Protection/Competent Person

For more information, contact 734.487.2259 or non.credit@emich.edu.