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Learn How to Foster a Safe Environment in the Workplace and in Educational Environments

Penn State's Organization Development and Change (OD&C) Occupational Safety and Health Graduate Certificate, offered online through Penn State World Campus, can provide you with the critical knowledge base necessary for promoting and facilitating a safe environment in workplaces or educational facilities.

The Penn State Difference

You'll study with faculty from Penn State's Department of Workforce Education and Development (WF ED), which has been internationally recognized for offering high-quality degree programs through the College of Education since 1993. The WF ED faculty has extensive experience teaching in online educational environments, and a wealth of real-world work experience.

OD&C Occupational Safety and Health Curriculum

In this 12-credit program, you can build the knowledge and skills needed to create and support workplaces and educational environments that are free of occupational safety and health hazards. The curriculum will focus on building leadership skills and competencies to promote detection, analysis, and correction of unsafe conditions and procedures in those facilities. You'll further enhance your learning by studying the foundations of organization development and change, and needs assessment. Additionally, you can apply the credits you earn for this certificate toward a Master of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change.

Gain a Respected Credential with an OD&C Occupational Safety and Health Certificate

If you are working in a field related to organization change, process improvement, or workforce development, this graduate certificate can help you expand your understanding of organization development and advance your career as a strategic process consultant. The program is also appropriate if you are relatively new to the field of organization development and are looking to develop the expertise needed to consult with an organization to initiate meaningful, positive changes.