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Workplace Health Promotion

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The 15 credit hour Graduate Certificate Program in Workplace Health Promotion offered through the WKU Department of Public Health will provide a comprehensive skill base for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs in a workplace environment, effective communication techniques and a basic understanding of workplace hazards. This certificate will also introduce students to the Total Worker Health concept, which is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiative to integrate health promotion and health protection.

The minimum requirements for acceptance into the graduate certificate in Advanced Workplace Health Promotion are as follows:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing.
  • Adequate preparation in the field of study.

Application & Fee

Students seeking this certificate must apply online.There is an application fee.

Transcript Record

Graduates of accredited institutions other than WKU must submit an official transcript showing the completed degree to the Graduate School.

Core Requirements: 


Course Title

Credit Hours

EOHS 502 Health Promotion in the Workplace 3
EOHS 503 Health Assessment in Workplace  3
EOHS 550 Principles of Occupational Safety & Health  3
EOHS 587 Health Behavior  3
EOHS 575 Program Planning in Public Health  3
Total Credit Hours: 15 Hrs. 


Department of Public Health

Program Coordinator: Dr. Cecilia Watkins
Phone:  (270) 745-4796
Office: AC 129 F
Email: cecilia.watkins@wku.edu

WKU Online

Student Support Specialist: Nikki L. Roof
Phone:  (270) 745-5173
Email: learn.online@wku.edu

The Graduate School

Email: graduate.school@wku.edu
Phone: (270) 745-2446
Website: wku.edu/graduate


For more information about the cost of the program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit this website.

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 Last Modified 7/17/20