Understand safety and health as they relate to agricultural and industrial workplaces.

Degree requirement: None
Academic level: Undergraduate 
Semester: Spring, fall
Program length: 3 university courses
Format: In person

A certificate in Industrial and Agricultural Safety and Health will provide a strong foundation for understanding safe practices, injury prevention, mental health, the psychology of unsafe behavior and effective safety measures. Many disciplines are involved with safety in workplace settings ranging from processing facilities, commercial grain facilities and agricultural operations. A certificate would document a focus in this important area.

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Program Highlights



  • Complete at least 9 credit hours
  • Take courses for academic credit and earn a "B" or better for all courses
  • Please see the list below for specific course requirements for each certificate specialization

Required Courses

ETMA 421: Ag & Ind Safety-Injury Prevention, 3 credit hours, Spring
ETMA 422: Ag & Ind Health-Illnesses Prevention, 3 credit hours, Fall
ETMA 425: Managing Ag & Ind Safety Risk, 3 credit hours, Spring

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Express your interest in pursuing a certificate. Once accepted, you will receive an email with further instructions for registration.

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Upon completing your required coursework, you will need to submit a completion request for your certificate. 

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Program Contacts

Josie M. Rudolphi
Assistant Professor
Josie Rudolphi
Salah F. Issa
Assistant Professor
Salah F. Issa
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