Catalogue 2020 - 2021

Graduate Certificate in Industrial Safety and Public Health

Operations management is the administration of engineering and business practices to create the highest level of efficiency possible within an organization by utilizing resources of staff, materials, equipment and technology to add value and deliver goods and services in a format that best suites client needs. This is accomplished through the structured analysis of system properties and needs, including: plant sizing, inventory sizing and control through supply-chain management, quality control, materials handling, maintenance policies and minimization of waste. These tasks are complex in any situation. Put into the context of global enterprise systems, and the complexities magnify, and required advance knowledge, skill and education to manage. This certificate is designed to be the management-oriented compliment to the Graduate Certificate in Operations Research (analytic-oriented).

The certificate consists of four 3-credit courses. Each course is in-class/online hybrid that enables students to participate either fully online, fully in-class or any combination of the two. Course Credits earned are transferable to other graduate certificates as well as a future master’s degree if: 1) transferred within 6 years, 2) grade is B or greater.

Degree Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Industrial Safety and Public Health requirements:

IE 604Human Factors

3 cr.

EMGT 602Engineering Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management

3 cr.

EMGT 690Special Topics in Engineering Management

3 cr.

EMGT 691Special Topics in Engineering Management

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 12