Aug 10, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Total Worker Health Certificate

Cecile Marczinski, Ph.D., Department Chair

Philip Moberg, Ph.D., Graduate Program Director

Program Description

The Total Worker Health Certificate is an 18 credit hour certificate that focuses on workplace safety, health and well-being. It emphasizes applying scientific findings of research in psychology and occupational health to workplace settings to improve employee and organizational health.  The Total Worker Health Certificate program at Northern Kentucky University is an affiliate of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Total Worker Health ® program.

The Certificate may be earned by completing the 6 courses in one of two ways:

  1. As a stand-alone 18 credit hour graduate certificate program.
  2. As a combination of required (12) and elective (6) credit hours earned to satisfy the requirements of the Master of Science Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  

Admission to this certificate program requires the following:

  1. An application for graduate admission to NKU.
  2. Official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work.
  3. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  4. An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  5. No grade lower than a B (3.0) on all graduate coursework previously taken that may apply to the certificate.

Students may enroll in no more than three courses within a certificate program without applying to the certificate program. Students wishing to pursue a certificate must apply to the certificate program before enrolling in a third certification curriculum class.

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