TOTAL WORKER HEALTH

Graduate Training, Certification Programs & Degree Programs

Universities have taken significant steps toward increasing the number of professionals trained in Total Worker Health® approaches. Training programs like these across the country enable partners to continue expanding the reach of Total Worker Health (TWH), with the ultimate goal of advancing worker safety, health, and well-being. Professionals wishing to enhance their TWH expertise, or simply gain understanding as newcomers to the field may find these programs beneficial. If you have additional programs to consider adding to this list, please contact twh@cdc.gov.

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  • The Online Certificate in Total Worker Health, offered by the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Colorado School of Public Health and the University of Colorado Denver, is tailored to serve both current public health students and new and mid-career professionals who share this vision. This 15-credit hour online certificate will prepare 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.

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  • This 3-course, 9-credit Total Worker Health certificate program is 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. This certificate trains students to have the skills to plan, implement, and evaluate integrated interventions as part of a cross-disciplinary team.
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  • The Total Worker Health Certificate is an 18 credit hour certificate that focuses on safety, health and well-being in the workplace. It emphasizes applying scientific findings to various workplace settings in order to improve employee and organizational health.

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  • The UTHealth School of Public Health’s Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health offers a Total Worker Health track within the PhD program in Environmental Sciences, within the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Program. This track comprises research in worker well-being, practice-based training, and interdisciplinary collaboration with trainees in other related departments.
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  • The 18 credit hour Graduate Certificate in Workplace Health Promotion, offered through the WKU Department of Public Health, enables students to blend health education, program planning, communication, and health and safety in a unique way. The blending 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 understand of workplace hazards.