This certificate program trains students to detect safety and illness hazards, and treat and prevent farm-related illnesses and injuries. The program is available for students in related health science, environmental science, or occupational health and safety programs who want to supplement other training with agricultural health information.

The program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. It requires 12 s.h. of graduate credit.

The Certificate in Agricultural Safety and Health requires the following course work.

OEH:5410Occupational Safety3
OEH:5620Occupational Health3
OEH:6110Rural Health and Agricultural Medicine3
OEH:6120Current Topics in Agriculture and Rural Health (taken two times)2
OEH:7020Independent Study in Occupational and Environmental Health1

Applicants to the certificate program should hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a g.p.a. of at least 2.50; or they should have equivalent experience and education. Application materials must include the program's application form, a résumé, and a letter of interest explaining the applicant's current position and education objectives.

For more information, visit the Certificate in Agricultural Safety and Health website.