About the Program
The certificate in Worksite Health Promotion (reference number 1707) requires a minimum of 18 semester hours. This program is designed to enhance educational opportunities of students and professionals in the field of health promotion and prevention at the worksite.This certificate is ideal for wellness managers, human resource managers, occupational health and safety nurses, personnel directors, union personnel, upper-level management, safety department personnel, providers of health care services insurance, other industry professionals, and employees serving in health and wellness roles. All courses in the certificate must be completed with a minimum grade of "C".
Minimum requirements for acceptance into the Worksite Health Promotion Certificate program are:
High School Diploma or EquivalentApplication and Fee: Students seeking a certificate program must submit an online application with Undergraduate Admissions. The completed form must be submitted along with a one-time application fee of $40.00 (non-refundable).Transcript Record: Graduates/Transfers of accredited institutions other than WKU must submit an official transcript from that institution.
Already a student on WKU's Campus?
If you are already a student at WKU, you can apply to this program as well! You will simply need to file an Application for Undergraduate Certificate to add this program on to the degree you are already seeking. The Application for Undergraduate Certificate can be found at the Office of the Registrar or in the Department of Public Health. Please contact the program advisor, Cecilia Watkins, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about adding this certificate program.
Core Requirements (18 hours):
Class Course Title Credit Hours
ENV 120 Intro to Occupational Safety & Health 3 hrs
CFS 111 Human Nutrition 3 hrs
PH 261 Foundations of Health Education 3 hrs
PH 381 Community Health 3 hrs
PH 402 Worksite Health Promotion 3 hrs
PE 100 Fundamentals of Physical Activity 3 hrs
Total: 18 hrs
You can find the Worksite Wellness Certificate here.
Questions & Comments Contact:
Dr. Cecilia Watkins
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health