Training, Testing & Certifications

Eastern Michigan University offers an array of industry-recognized training and certifications to help employees of regional businesses develop their skills and knowledge. The Professional Programs and Training  division offers practical, process-based education in health and safety and  training for human resource professionals. The Testing and Certification Center provides a secure and controlled testing environment for certification exams.

What We Can Do

Since becoming an OSHA Training Institute Education Center in 1995, the Professional Programs and Training division has served Region V as the only OSHA training site in the state of Michigan. We provide on-site training and technical assistance, consultation, evaluation and compliance reviews in more than 35 different health and safety areas.

Human resources professionals can obtain the training needed to help pass certification tests or gain re-certification credits from one of the Society for Human Resource Management’s top 20 recertification providers. EMU’s Testing and Certification Center meets specific space, privacy and security specifications for certification exams. Pearson VUE a global leader in computer-based testing for certification and licensure exams in health care, finance, information technology, academic and other markets, is one of our testing providers.

Our Track Record

We've trained over 100,000 workers in more than 500 facilities with over 130 years of combined experience through the Great Lakes Regional OSHA Training Institute Education Center. Since launching in Fall 2016, the Testing and Certification Center has provided entry-level information technology certification exams for Michigan Works clients. We continually work with our business and industry partners to identify testing certifications that best meet client needs.

Need More Information?

If you have questions or need more information, please submit the form below. The EMU Business Link team will review your request and provide the best resource to assist you.


Contact Us

EMU Testing and Certification Center
Jack Bidlack
203 Boone Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734.487.6570 | [email protected]

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