Eastern Michigan University

Due to the extreme weather conditions, Eastern Michigan University is canceling all classes on Monday, February 2. This includes all planned campus activities, lectures and events. The University will be open as scheduled on Tuesday, February 3, for regular business and classes.

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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.