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Occupational Safety and Risk Management Certificate

You have the power to make a safe workplace a thriving workplace.

This program is great for those who’d like to play a crucial role in the everyday success of an organization. Our Occupational Safety and Risk Management Certificate Program is designed to further develop your knowledge and understanding of health, safety, and environmental management, while stressing its importance in the workplace.

The program focuses on the following key topics:

  • Fundamental skills necessary to promote safety and risk management within the workplace
  • How to develop and conduct effective safety meetings
  • Administration of regulatory and compliance management
  • Behavioral theories and the human factor in safety
  • Creating and improving employer safety programs
  • Sharpening communication, writing, and research skills

This three-course certificate program familiarizes students with occupational safety, health, and environmental risk management and highlights the importance of organizational leadership competencies in these areas. The program also illustrates the importance of the human factor by highlighting the key role people have in safety and health risk management.

Admission Requirements

  • Interest in the program
  • Completed application

At A Glance

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    Credits6-8 CEUs

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    Average Completion Time1 year

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    LocationCSUB Campus

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    Admission CycleFall and Spring Semesters

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    Next Application DeadlineSummer 2024: May 21, 2024

Program Details

How to Apply & Upcoming Deadlines

The Occupational Safety and Risk Management Certificate program at CSU Bakersfield requires the following:

All materials should be submitted to:

CSU Bakersfield Extended Education
9001 Stockdale Highway – 30 BDC
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Application Deadlines

Fall 2024 Admission:
August 1, 2024

Spring 2025 Admission:
December 1, 2024


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