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Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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Environmental Health and Safety Graduate Certificate Program

Environmental Health and Safety Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements

Students applying to the program must have a baccalaureate degree in a related field or a baccalaureate degree and related experience in environmental health science and approval by the program director. The certificate is 15 credit hours.

Certificate Requirements : 15 Hours

Required Courses: 12 hours

    EHS 572 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology

    PH 577 Environmental Toxicology

    PH 584 Principles of Environmental Health

    PH 530 Independent Investigations in Public Health

Electives: 3 hours

    PH 571   Air Quality Mangement

    EHS 580  Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

    PH 560 Environmental Management and Risk  Assesment

    PH 595 Public Heath Management of Disasters

    PH 510 Watershed Management of Disasters

* Other elective courses may be chosen with advisor approval


For more information, contact:

Dr. Ritchie Taylor

Associate Professor
Academic Complex 134
Phone: (270) 745-8975

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 Last Modified 9/25/14