Graduate Training, Certification Programs & Degree Programs

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This page highlights a select number of formal education opportunities for students and professionals interested in learning more about Total Worker Health® approaches. Universities are expanding the reach of Total Worker Health (TWH) through training programs with the goal of advancing worker safety, health, and well-being. These programs are available throughout the year and offer opportunities for virtual and in-person learning. Students and professionals hoping to increase their knowledge of TWH approaches may find these programs beneficial.

Certificates

Certificate in TWH at the Colorado School of Public Health

  • Online Certificate offered by the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Colorado School of Public Health and the University of Colorado Denver.
  • Prepares professionals with skills to apply research to practice; to design, implement, and lead science-based workplace interventions; and assume key leadership roles in the public health, occupational safety and health, and business communities.
  • 15 credit hour online certificate

Certificate in TWH at the Gillings School of Public Health

  • Certificate program offered onsite by the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center and the Department of Health Behavior at the Gillings School of Public Health.
  • Trains students to have the skills to plan, implement, and evaluate integrated interventions as part of a cross-disciplinary team.
  • 9 credit hour online certificate

Certificate in TWH at Northern Kentucky University

  • Certificate offered by the Department of Psychological Science at Northern Kentucky University.
  • Focuses on safety, health, and well-being in the workplace. Emphasizes applying scientific findings to various workplace settings to improve employee and organizational health.
  • 18 credit hour certificate

Certificate in Workplace Health Promotion at Western Kentucky University

  • Graduate Certificate in Workplace Health Promotion offered by Western Kentucky University’s Department of Public Health.
  • Enables students to blend health education, program planning, communication, and health and safety in a unique way. Provides graduates with a comprehensive skill base for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs in a work environment, as well as effective communication techniques and a basic understanding of workplace hazards.
  • 15 credit hour certificate

Graduate Training

TWH Track at The University of Texas

  • Offered by the University of Texas School of Public Health’s Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health.
  • Total Worker Healthtrack within the PhD program in Environmental Sciences, within the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Program.
  • Comprises research in worker well-being, practice-based training, and interdisciplinary collaboration with trainees in other related departments.

To share information about a certification, degree program, or graduate training in TWH, please contact twh@cdc.gov.