Offering Practical, Relevant & Timely Professional Development Programs

Professional Programs & Training (PPAT) offers practical, relevant and timely professional development, test prep and certificate programs to help you gain the skills, knowledge and credentials you need to excel and advance in your workplace and career. Whether it’s online, in a classroom or at your workplace, our professional programs and certificates are designed with your success in mind.

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We partner with businesses, professional organizations and government agencies to deliver customized programs to help you meet your business goals and compliance requirements.

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Great Lakes OSHA Education Center

Since 1995, Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Professional Programs and Training (PPAT) has served as an OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC), part of a national network of non-profit organizations authorized by OSHA to deliver occupational safety and health training to all levels of workers. Now partnered with the University of Cincinnati and the UAW Health and Safety Department to form the Great Lakes OSHA Education Center, Eastern Michigan University serves Region V as the only OTIEC in Michigan.

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